[Sugar-devel] SUGAR_PROFILE feature, slimming down sugar-jhbuild (was: [PATCH] Make building GConf-dbus optional)

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Fri Sep 3 04:23:42 EDT 2010

On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 23:06, Sascha Silbe
<sascha-ml-reply-to-2010-2 at silbe.org> wrote:
> Excerpts from Bernie Innocenti's message of Thu Sep 02 19:27:59 +0200 2010:
>> Compiling this module frequently breaks, resulting in difficulties for
>> novice developers and waste of time for everyone else.
> The only reason I still haven't removed GConf-dbus is that I lack
> patches for the _documentation_, not the code.
> We explain how to use SUGAR_PROFILE to run multiple instances of Sugar
> in parallel, but not how to do the same using multiple OS-level user
> accounts.
> As soon as somebody updates the wiki with a good HowTo, I will kick
> GConf-dbus out of sugar-jhbuild with *delight*. :)

I agree the biggest challenge here is the documentation.

> In general any help with removing packages from sugar-jhbuild is
> welcome. A good starting point would be to create backports of the very
> latest Telepathy packages for the supported distros.

That would be great, the telepathy guys are quite proactive regarding
packaging and will be able to help, just pass by #telepathy on
Freenode and say hi.



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