[IAEP] Sugar on Ubuntu - Summary
David Van Assche
dvanassche at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 08:39:00 EST 2008
I've just been corrected on this by a ubuntu dev, who states for it to
get into universe, it must have source code available. That means that
for now, squeak must stay in Multiverse.... the only option seems to
seperate squeak from sugar, if sugar is to get into main or universe.
David Van Assche
On 11/7/08, David Van Assche <dvanassche at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think the fact no source code is available might cause a problem for
> it getting into Main... thats not necessarily such a bad thing though.
> Edubuntu addon packages will definitely go to universe, its just a
> question of when. The only difference is, no direct downstream
> support. But as I understand it this support will come from mostly
> upstream anyway, and there are a couple of ubuntu devs on upstream
> Or am I missing something, is there some reason we absolutely must
> have Canonical support for squeak?
> On 11/7/08, Holger Levsen <holger at layer-acht.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > additionaly to what Bert said:
> > to summarize _my understanding_ again: there is source, there is just no ascii
> > representation of the source / you cannot compile the source to binaries.
> > Because the source comes as blobs (being the VM in it's state), which can be
> > edited inside the virtual machine it represents.
> > In theory squeak can be bootstrapped, in practice not.
> > (Hence, there is a chicken and egg problem. (For non squeak developers. Squeak
> > developers are used to this and happy about it.))
> > regards,
> > Holger
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