[Testing] Software update problems in OLPC 10.1.3
gonzalo at laptop.org
Wed Jan 12 22:30:06 EST 2011
Has you tried to remove /home/olpc/Activities/.groups ?
On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 11:14 PM, S Page <skierpage at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 8:13 PM, Samuel Greenfeld <greenfeld at laptop.org>
> >> == Misleading output ==
> >> I note again that the URL that Software update claims that it's
> >> checking is wrong. It says "Fetching
> >> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activities/G1G1Lite" but it's actually
> >> fetching something like
> >> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activities/G1G1Lite/10.1.3 . I already filed
> >> http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/10321
> > This actually is known; the updater actually uses this URL as a base and
> > first tries adding "/10.1.3" then "/10.1" then "/10" then finally just
> > the URL itself to see if there are any version-specific pages.
> I know, I rewrote http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Software_update trying to
> better explain the process! :-) That doesn't change the fact that the
> message is extremely confusing, because there is a web page with the
> base URL in the message, but Software update usually does NOT it.
> One odd thing I notice is during Software update my /tmp contains two
> temp HTML files, titled
> Activities/G1G1 - OLPC and Activities/G1G1Lite/10.1.3 - OLPC. And
> the first of those points to Help-10.xo as the latest. According to
> our understanding, Software update should only be pulling down one of
> those. Hmm, maybe one of the other activities I have installed
> mentions the wrong update URL, or points to a garbled copy of the
> entire G1G1 Activites, or something, and then (randomly?) Software
> update uses the old or the new list. The interaction of an activity's
> own update_url and the activity group isn't explained, despite my
> efforts ;-)
> Cheers, thanks for your response.
> =S Page
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