[Sugar-devel] Quick run through of Activities on Soas2-200903061846

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Thu Mar 12 14:14:27 EDT 2009

On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 18:55, Gary C Martin <gary at garycmartin.com> wrote:
> Hi Bert,
> On 12 Mar 2009, at 10:22, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> On 12.03.2009, at 05:18, Gary C Martin wrote:
>>> Environment: VirtualBoxVM running on an Intel Mac
>>> SoaS: Soas2-200903061846
>>> Build: Fedora release 10.91 (Rawhide)
>>> Sugar: 0.84.0
>> I tried this again, in WMWare Fusion on Mac.
>> On first boot, I got the "no loop device found" error.
>> On second boot, it worked fine.
>> One thing I noticed when shutting down is that the CD drive is still
>> locked, which VMWare complains/warns about.
> I haven't given VMWare a try yet, but it was on my list of other VM's
> to try now that I have an Intel based box to play with. Sun's
> VirtualBox seems to be playing very well from what I've tried so far.
>>> Etoys-100: Fails, line 77: exec etoys: not found
>> Did you install Etoys yourself? AFAICT it is not pre-installed yet.
>> SoaS-2 is still missing the "etoys" glucose module, so the fructose
>> "Etoys" won't work.
> Yes, etoys glucose is still missing from builds (I wasn't sure at the
> time I tried), I'd installed the Etoys-100 fructose bundle manually
> just to try.

I think SMParrish is going to make a group package that would pull all
of glucose.

>> Basically, the stand-alone Etoys.xo is only useful on raw OLPC
>> builds, which only ship glucose but not fructose.
>>> Scratch-12: exec: /usr/bin/squeak: cannot execute: No such file or
>>> directory
>> This depends on the squeak virtual machine, which would have been
>> pulled in by the etoys rpm if it was installed.
>> Thanks for testing and reporting back!
> No problem! Having a machine I can nw run (multiple) VMs on is going
> to make some of this testing a lot easier, especially with the real
> XOs for comparison.
> I'm getting really kind'a worried about the level of marketing hype
> that may go out with the Sugar 0.84.0 official 'launch', without a
> good set of stable and useful Activities, promoting Sugar is like
> promoting rock concert without actual musicians.

I get the point and agree, but could be said that in most rock
concerts don't perform any actual musicians :p



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