[IAEP] Sugar Digest 2012-11-25

Daniel Narvaez dwnarvaez at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 09:36:42 EST 2012

On 26 November 2012 02:34, Daniel Francis <francis at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Nov 2012 19:43:35 -0500
> Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 3. Daniel Narvaez has made a number of improvements to sugar-build
>> [5], which has by-and-large replaced sugar-jhbuild as the preferred
>> development environment for Fedora and Ubuntu.
> Congratulations to Daniel Narvaez, who does this very important work. Specially where jhbuild stops to work properly always.
> Something I don't like completely is that people can contribute to Sugar only from Ubuntu or Fedora, but knowing that jhbuild stopped working in Ubuntu and Debian, it's a terrific improvement.
> A new important step would be support other up-to-date GNU/Linux distros souch as Debian Testing, ArchLinux, Gentoo, et al. But that should come from the Sugar contributors who use those other distros.


I agree with both your points here. It would be important to support
more distributions and someone else needs to step in for that to be

To facilitate this, I'm streamlining a bit the process of adding a
distribution and documenting it. I will post a link to the docs as
soon as I have it.

I'm also be available to help out whoever is interested in
contributing support for a new distribution.

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