[Etoys] Stuff to do for Sugar release 0.84
milan.zimmermann at sympatico.ca
Fri Apr 3 02:36:08 EDT 2009
ok, after fighting with virtualbox emulation (and eventually giving up), and
incomplete SuSE Sugar version (also gave up, thanks Bert for suggestions
there), I am testing Etoys in Sugar 0.84 installed on a stick right on the
Over all Etoys on 0.84 look good, but I will have to do more testing this
weekend, so far I see:
Sugar Interaction Problems
- If there are any Etoys activities in the Journal, the last actvity is
picked up when I start Etoys from the menu Circle. This way, I can never see
Etoys initial screen. I think this is what Bert mentioned. It is really
annoying behavior, I assume it changed because of some changes in the Sugar
container. This is really the only item I would (personally) consider a bad
bug / behaviour. Can anyone make a rough comment what would need to be done to
- Etoys do not have Ctrl-Q / Ctrl-S for Quit / Save on the top right
- In shared mode, on the "network screen", Etoys is listed as "Gallery" (very
- when not connected to the network, and switching to shared mode, a DBus
Error Debug Screen appears.
- There is no sound - but I think there is be no sound on the OLPC running
0.84 from the stick
Etoys Problems (very little Etoys specific testing so far):
- sound does not work(Sugar/OLPC Hardware at fault?)
- video does not work(?Sugar/Hardware at fault?)
Over the weekend once I get more testing I will forward to squeakland as well,
On March 31, 2009, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> On 31.03.2009, at 08:36, Milan Zimmermann wrote:
> > On March 27, 2009, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> > > Begin forwarded message:
> > > > From: Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de>
> > > > Date: 27. März 2009 12:00:32 MEZ
> > > > To: Sugar Devel <sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org>
> > > > Subject: [Sugar-devel] Bugs are beautiful people (Volume 1)
> > > >
> > > > We have one week left for our 0.84.2 Release . This is our
> > final
> > > > update for 0.84.
> > > >
> > > >  http://sugarlabs.org/go/DevelopmentTeam/Release/Roadmap#Schedule
> > >
> > > I'm curious: who ever tested Etoys in Sugar 0.84?
> > Just trying to get a setup that will allow me to do that. So far all
> > the confusing options failed in a ded end before I could try etoys.
> > The closest came SuSE prebuild version http://en.opensuse.org/
> > Sugar . but it does not have the Etoys activity, and browser does
> > not work to install it.
> Simply installing the activity would most likely not work anyway
> because it would probably miss the base etoys package. You would have
> to install the squeak-vm and etoys rpms (see etoys.laptop.org). They
> should work but are not tested on SuSE.
> But if you got Sugar 0.84 running this would at least help you getting
> a picture of the scale of the changes ...
> > Will try again tomorrow, Milan
> Thanks :)
> - Bert -
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