[Etoys] MP3 in Etoys from Uruguay. II part.

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri Apr 17 04:31:01 EDT 2009

On 17.04.2009, at 06:06, Pato Acevedo wrote:

> At this time  the Uruguayan technical Office  (LATU) is   
> distributing the version of Etoys which allows  to play mp3 files.  
> Some teachers believe an automatic update from the control panel  
> could lose this valuable feature.

Indeed. Which OS version is getting installed? Here are the versions  
that the updater should look for in 8.2 and 8.2.1:


To prevent updating from these locations you could remove the  
update_url line in the installed bundle.

> They have asked if is there a manual procedure that will restore  
> this capability just in case?

Simplest would be to re-install the bundle with mpeg support.

>    To  recompile the VM + plugin is the solution? ¿ May be a  .sar  
> file?

No. You need two things: the MPEGPlugin, and the mime_type declaration  
in activity.info.

> With this type of questions one of these professors will give their  
> first steps on Smalltalk soon.


- Bert -

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