[SoaS] Update Karma points for Sugar 0.90 --- Current Summary
pbrobinson at gmail.com
Fri Oct 1 05:58:56 EDT 2010
As a note I'll be packaging the last of the releases today. I've been
travelling the last day or so and ran out of time.
On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 10:26 AM, Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de> wrote:
> Disclaimer: I am asking for help. And I am sharing my experiences:
> Sugar 0.90 has been packaged thanks to Peter in no time. Currently the
> packages are in updates-testing. They need three Karma points to get
> into the stable branch and hence can be included in the nightly builds.
> Only three points, I hear you say? Sounds easy enough. And actually here
> are the good news, it is easy enough!
> You can do the following:
> === Install latest Soas and install the 0.90 rpms ===
> - grab the latest build from
> http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/soas/ and put it
> on a stick
> - when you booted successfully open a terminal et root:
> - then you can install the latest packages with:
> yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing [package-name]
> example: yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing sugar
> - What should update you all the packages is the following command:
> yum groupinstall --enablerepo=updates-testing sugar-desktop
> - then it is good to enable the sugar logs before restarting sugar, in a
> terminal edit .sugar/debug and un-comment the last line (use your editor
> of choice here)
> - you now need to restart sugar and start you testing
> - Tip-of-the-day: if you want to see the current version of an installed
> package you can use the following command in the terminal (no need to be
> rpm -q [package-name]
> example: rpm -q sugar
> === Give the Karma points ===
> After all the hard work of testing you will want to share your results.
> You can update the karma points at:
> Yes you need to have an account for that, but it is easy to do. The
> packages below needs updating - and as you see I have done my job as well :)
> Of course you can as well ask questions here, if you are unsure if
> something is a bug or not or if you just want to congratulate the team
> for their work - please drop us a line.
> === Known Issues ===
> Here is a list of current Issues in the F14 Soas builds I have found so far:
> - Gnome keyring pops up at first start:
> ---> At least a new behavior, if not fixable it should be documented
> what to do.
> - Physics crashes: http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/2363
> ---> We had a similar issue in Sugar, the same fix can be applied here.
> - Calculate does not start: http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/2245
> ---> Version 34 fixes it, has to be packaged
> - Terminal: Can not scroll when using less: "Warning Terminal is not
> fully functional". On the XO builds I could not edit files with Vi
> neither which works here ok. There was a new version of VTE in
> updates-testing (0.26.0-1) but that one did not fix that issue.
> ---> Maybe someone could test the gnome-terminal if that functions.
> - Activity icon not disappearing from the neighborhood view
> ---> Tomeu has a fix in Gabble and is verifying now if that happens
> on Salut as well.
> - Sharing button not updated when resuming a previously-shared activity
> ---> Tomeu is on that one as well.
> What started as a five minutes project turned out to take me a few
> minutes more :) - I hope you enjoyed the reading and we will see
> positive Karma points spreading all around.
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