[Etoys] Please test 8.2-754

Milan Zimmermann milan.zimmermann at sympatico.ca
Sat Aug 23 10:04:38 EDT 2008

On 2008 August 23, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> Am 23.08.2008 um 14:52 schrieb Milan Zimmermann:
> > On 2008 August 21, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> >> If you have an XO, please help test Etoys in build "8.2-754".
> >> Upgrading should be as simple as typing this in a root terminal:
> >>
> >>         olpc-update -fr 8.2-754
> >
> > I have a question - how does this version relate to joyride-2301?
> > This version
> > is not listed here as update
> Here?

ah, sorry i ment:


it only lists links to joyride and stable versions, it does not even mention 
any of the 8.2-7xy family versions. It is confusing how the various olpc dev 
versions, candidates, releases relate, where to find them, and what is best 
to test.  Thanks for the link with diffs between them...

I have re-downloaded  8.2-754, it still has Sugar issues I do not see in 
joyride-2301, but eToys 15 minute test did not uncover any problems (refresh 
or otherwise). As a note, /usr/bin/etoys still has xshm enabled, does that 
mean it is disable on lower level?

Anyway I will update to 8.2-756 and do some more eToys testing. Will report 
issues if any.


> > The reason I am asking - I did run the update, and the resulting
> > system has
> > multiple weird Sugar problems (for example terminal does not even
> > start) that
> > joyride-2301 does not have. I am in process of running the update to
> > 8.2-754
> > again, in case there are still Sugar problems I'd like to make sure
> > it is the
> > latest in line for release,
> 8.2 is copied from Joyride but has some adjustments to hopefully make
> it more stable - like disabling xshm so the mouse pointer gribblies go
> away in Etoys. You could as well test in Joyride, the Etoys version is
> the same at the moment. When we release a new Etoys it will first pop
> up in Joyride and later in 8.2.
> Here are the latest differences in package versions between Joyride
> and 8.2:
> http://dev.laptop.org/~bert/8.2-joyride.html
> At the time of my writing there are no differences, apparently
> joyride-2330 was copied to 8.2-756.
> I should properly have written "please test in 754 or later or latest
> joyride" ...
> Thanks!
> - Bert -

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