[Etoys] Please test 8.2-754
bert at freudenbergs.de
Sat Aug 23 14:15:40 EDT 2008
Am 23.08.2008 um 16:04 schrieb Milan Zimmermann:
> 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
> ah, sorry i ment:
> it only lists links to joyride and stable versions, it does not even
> 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...
8.2 is going to be the next stable release, but it's still a few weeks
> 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
> or otherwise). As a note, /usr/bin/etoys still has xshm enabled,
> does that
> mean it is disable on lower level?
It was disabled in the X server.
> Anyway I will update to 8.2-756 and do some more eToys testing. Will
> issues if any.
- Bert -
>>> 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
>>> 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
>> away in Etoys. You could as well test in Joyride, the Etoys version
>> 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:
>> 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" ...
>> - Bert -
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