[etoys-dev] Making a Squeakland Etoys release - wiki page questions contibued in new thread

Milan Zimmermann milan.zimmermann at sympatico.ca
Mon Dec 21 00:56:19 EST 2009

Thanks as always Bert:

You answer everything almost immediately - when do you sleep? :)

A few notes inline

On December 20, 2009, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> On 21.12.2009, at 00:04, Milan Zimmermann wrote:
> > Hi :
> >
> > I finally got back to this.
> >
> > I tried to follow instructions below how to make a Squeakland release but
> > failed to understand several points. I modified the original text created
> > by Yoshiki thinking I will add details but probably just added confusion.
> > In any case i was unable to understan what to do start to end.
> >
> > http://wiki.squeakland.org/display/sq/Creating+Etoys+Release+for+Squeakla
> >nd%2C+OLPC%2C+or+Etoys-to-go
> >
> > Would someone who knows this process have time to clarify this page at
> > some point, and add answers to the TODO's etc?
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Milan
> Just a few data points:
> The 4.0 dev image at etoys.laptop.org is identical to the original
>  tinlizzie one except it has been saved at 800x600 pixels and Pango was
>  disabled. See
> svn log http://etoys.laptop.org/svn/trunk/etoys/etoys-dev.image


> I made the Sugar release image from that dev image by running these scripts
>  in Linux:
> http://etoys.laptop.org/svn/trunk/etoys/mkRelease.sh
> http://etoys.laptop.org/svn/trunk/etoys/mkRelease.st

I saw them but did not know what exactly are they used for. I introduced them 
to the wiki page:


> (though for the 4.0.2339 release I cheated and re-saved the release image
>  while running in a 1200x900 Sugar emulator [being careful to first enter
>  the empty top project] so that on startup on the XO the menu bar does not
>  have to be rebuild)
> The Mac release and To-Go release I built on a Mac using the scripts that
>  formerly resided at
> http://svn.squeakland.org/installers/
> There was buildImage.sh / buildImage.st that updated the image, and
>  makeEtoysMac / makeEtoysToGo to create the app bundles. I ran the
>  setVersion script between building the image and bundling the app to
>  adjust the version numbers while avoiding manual errors when it was
>  getting late.

Also added this to wiki. Do we need to advocate Tim to get those files back?

I have a question that you may have a pointer to: Do you know what Yoshiki is 
refering to when he said, regarding making the MSI installer (it is in the 
same page on wiki):

Execute exportAssetsFromToGo.sh  - where can I find this script?



> - Bert -
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