[Sugar-devel] Bundlebuilder dev command

Gonzalo Odiard gonzalo at laptop.org
Wed Sep 18 07:44:27 EDT 2013


Please don't remove the dev command.
It works. If you don't use does not means other don't find it useful.


On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 8:23 AM, Manuel Quiñones <manuq at laptop.org> wrote:

> Sorry for the late answer,
> 2013/9/15 Daniel Narvaez <dwnarvaez at gmail.com>:
> > Hello,
> >
> > as discussed in another thread, the sugar-toolkit bundlebuilder dev
> command
> > is not respecting the SUGAR_ACTIVITIES_PATH (a fix for that landed in
> > sugar-toolkit-gtk3 recently).
> Thanks for the fix.
> > I wonder if we should just drop the dev command, and suggest to develop
> > directly in sugar-build/activities (or ~/Activities when outside
> > sugar-build). All that the command does is to create a symlink anyway, if
> > someone really wants they can do that themselves easily... As it is, the
> dev
> > command feels like unnecessary magic to me.
> I'm so so with the idea of deprecating the dev command, Daniel.
> From one side you are right, all it does is create a symlink.  On the
> other hand, is a symlink added in the exact place, in order for Sugar
> to install your activity.  As a user, I never had to worry about it,
> it just works.  As a comparison, the 'volo create' command we have in
> sugar-web does simple operations as well (as we use it) but is very
> nice to have that automated.
> --
> .. manuq ..
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