[IAEP] packaging sugar in all major distros

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Tue Jan 13 07:57:12 EST 2009

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 13:52, Gary C Martin <gary at garycmartin.com> wrote:
> On 13 Jan 2009, at 10:59, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> have just created a page where to track the packaging effort in each
>> distro:
>> http://sugarlabs.org/go/DevelopmentTeam/Packaging
>> If packagers were so kind to maintain their bits updated, it will give
>> an idea to Sugar developers of which platforms are best suited to test
>> the development release of Sugar. So we can direct to those when
>> someone volunteers to do some Sugar testing.
>> I'm a bit worried about the amount of testing we are going to get in
>> 0.83, as OLPC used to test development releases in their joyride
>> builds but that's probably not going to happen at time for the 0.84
>> release.
> Oh my, so does this mean OLPC no longer have the skills left needed to make
> XO distro builds of Sugar? They're not even 'downstream' any more? Or did I
> miss-read and it is just that there's no head-count left for putting in
> testing/QA hours on said XO distro builds?

Don't really know since we are waiting for more details from their
management, but that's my fear. At a minimum, I think we should be
able to not depend on it.



> --Gary
>> So expect me to bug the distribution teams for updated packages in the
>> next weeks ;)
>> Thanks,
>> Tomeu
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