[sugar] Starting jhbuild run/sugar-emulator against an abritrary X server
Marco Pesenti Gritti
Tue Oct 31 04:13:18 EST 2006
Andrew Clunis wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm in the process of writing a python script that will start up 4
> instances of Sugar in UML instances on a virtual network (probably
> TUN/TAP), right out of one's jhbuild tree. The idea here is to make it
> really easy to test the collaboration/sharing, etc. facilities of Sugar
> and the activities without needing multiple computers. I was inspired by
> Openswan's similar facility for testing.
> However, is there a way to specify an arbitrary X11 DISPLAY environment
> variable or some such to start Sugar on, rather than having the
> emulation scripts pop open a Xephyr automatically?
> I don't suppose I'm lucky today, or will I just have to hack it?
> ps. I'm resending this because it looks like my mailserver ate it. I
> apologise for any dupes.
you probably want to do something similar to what we do in the .xinitrc
on the images. (i.e. run dbus, matchbox and sugar-shell).
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