[Sugar-devel] [POLL] Non Sugar Platform activities in Activity Library
alsroot at member.fsf.org
Sat Feb 27 03:01:04 EST 2010
On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 07:17:54AM +0000, Aleksey Lim wrote:
> Hi all,
> Before this moment some binary actitieis on ASLO bundle per architeture
> blobs since binaries didn't weight much. But it doesn't play in case of
> http://www.geogebra.org/ which is Java based application (bundling blobs
> per architecture will mean 50M of dependencies and 5M of geogebra itself).
> Since Sugar Platform can't grow endlessly, some dependencies can't be
> included to SP(here Java). But bundling some of them will be pretty
> overkill(Java, Qt etc). At the same time fetching dependencies on
> demand(on first launch) could not fit to some deployment models.
> So, the question is - how handle such non SP big dependencies in ASLO.
> Possible answers:
> 1) hmm.. what are you talking about, sugar is pure python environment
> and blobs(not python) is evil, ASLO should handle only python
> based activities(or activity should bundle all its dependencies)
> 2) activities that don't have bundled all dependencies should be
> explicitly marked to not mess them w/ fully bundling ones
> 3) use complicated model when ASLO makes decision for every downloading,
> should dependencies be included or not
or less complicated scheme when there will be per architeture bundles,
uploader will push pure 0sugar activity and ASLO will cook .xos with
all dependencies bundled per architeture.
> Please suggest your variants and attach your +/-
> 2) +1
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