[Sugar-devel] Initial F14 developers-only release for XO and XO-1.5

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 17:03:47 UTC 2010


On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 5:09 PM, Gary Martin <garycmartin at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 29 Sep 2010, at 09:32, Peter Robinson wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 3:37 PM, Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de> wrote:
>>> Hi Gary,
>>>
>>> thanks a lot for your notes. I will comment on the things I have answers to.
>>>
>>> On 09/27/2010 05:38 PM, Gary C Martin wrote:
>>>> On 24 Sep 2010, at 13:08, Simon Schampijer wrote:
>>>>
>>>> [...]
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for the image Simon, great to have something working on the XO-1 to test! Have been poking a stick at it yesterday and today – here's a quick brain dump (no tickets filed yet) just to get the ball rolling on this 0.89.6 Sugar based build:
>>>>
>>>> - First boot dcon speckled/corrupt video image initially, and then just before first boot name/colour chooser, did not happen on subsequent boots
>>>>
>>>> - XO boot animation ends with the XO character with one dot below it, think this is the wrong frame to end on – it should hold with the XO and full circle of dots
>>>>
>>>> - Non-Sugar style cursor for interacting with first boot name/colour chooser
>>>>
>>>> - Terminal-31 activity console and tabs text layout/redraw vte (?) issues
>>>>
>>>> - When activities launch on an XO-1, you see a brief flash of a non-Sugar themed window before going correctly fullscreen
>>>>
>>>> - Display brightness XO-1 keys have no effect
>>>>
>>>> - Journal toolbar empty space to left of new 'sort by' icon, would expect the search field to expand to take any available space
>>>>
>>>> - Tried sharing Chat-67 with neighbourhood and later stopping, it does not remove the Chat icon from neighbourhood view
>>>
>>> Seen that, too. Would be great if someone with an F14 non-XO build could
>>> check if that happens there as well.
>>>
>>>> - Resuming/Joining a shared Chat always resumes as private mode
>>>
>>> Same here. Should be tested on vanilla F14.
>>>
>>>> - Home fav view ring re-suffles its activity order after a reboot for no obvious pattern, but seems somewhat related to activities used
>>>>
>>>> - Experienced Sugar crashing and rebooting on several occasions just after switching between two activities, or just after trying to start one (sorry couldn't find any useful logs)
>>>>
>>>> - The 'My Settings' control panel still overflows module icons off the right edge, did the patches to fix this not land in mainline?
>>>
>>> No, I have seen no patch that has been proposed to master.
>>>
>>>> - Missing gettext dependency for using ./setup build when developing/hacking activities ;)
>>>
>>> Has this been added back to the package yet as dependency?
>>
>> No, because everything I've seen in the discussion thread on it tells
>> me that the script that builds the .xo packages should be building
>> them so gettext isn't generally needed.
>
> 'The script' is part of Sugar (sugar-toolkit), sugar.activities.bundlebuilder so that folks (ideally learners) can hack on or create activities with working localisation hooks.
>
> Simon, should we add gettext to the various Platform_Components pages? I'm not sure if it was part of the Fedora distro way back and since removed, or something that OLPC had added as part of their distro builds.

Of course its part of Fedora. How do you think people build packages
with translations?

Peter


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