[Sugar-devel] [sugarlabs/sugar-build] run command showing too many errors and warnings in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (#49)

Tony Anderson tony_anderson at usa.net
Tue Apr 25 21:46:50 EDT 2017


Personally, I would like to see a candidate invited to create, enhance, 
or document an activity. At one point there was an effort to provide a 
toolbar help button but, for some reason, that seems to have faded.


On 04/26/2017 09:38 AM, James Cameron wrote:
> No, the requirement isn't mandatory; there's alternative requirements,
> see
> https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Summer_of_Code/Template#Miscellaneous
> Also, we've since greatly simplified "development environment" to
> include native packaged Sugar, which is not a substitute.
> On the other hand, candidates need to prove their capability somehow;
> sugar-build was once a useful substitute for examinations, and if they
> are going to contribute to Sugar through code development it was a good
> challenge.
> However, our previous candidates are having a lot of problems figuring
> out how to fix sugar-build, and this makes;
> - the native packaged Sugar environment; and,
> - the alternative requirements (pull requests or Sugarizer),
> much more useful than before.
> In the end, this is up to Walter as responsible contact.
> On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 06:50:59AM +0800, Tony Anderson wrote:
>> Yeah!
>> Now if we could only get the GSOC invitations to stop requiring candidates to
>> build a 'development environment' and ask them to use Sugar., not a sugar
>> substitute.
>> Tony
>> On 04/26/2017 04:44 AM, James Cameron wrote:
>>      [1]@iamutkarshtiwari, certainly not. Fix sugar-build, not sugar.
>>      sugar-build is only an emulator, and is not used very much at all. sugar is
>>      used by the most people.
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