[etoys-dev] Brand new Ubuntu experience with etoys

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu May 13 15:22:17 EDT 2010


Am 13.05.2010 um 06:50 schrieb K. K. Subramaniam:
> 
> On Thursday 13 May 2010 09:54:56 am Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> However, since the plugin is there, it might be possible to use it. Try
>> this:
>> 
>> First, rename to "Etoys.app" and put it in your home directory:
>> 
>>        mv "Etoys-To-Go 4.app" ~/Etoys.app
>> Replace /usr/share/Etoys.app by $HOME/Etoys.app:
>> 
>>       sed -i.bak 's-/usr/share-$HOME-' ~/Etoys.app/Contents/Linux-
> i686/npetoysrun
> 
> Isn't npetoysrun redundant in Etoys4.1 with its new launcher script? Why not 
> update the plugin to launch it directly - say using ${NPSQUEAK_HOME:-
> ~/.npsqueak} as the Etoys.app location? I expect the majority of users to use 
> the same image for local and remote projects.
> 
> If the paths are picked up from environment, then all these links may not be 
> necessary.  Personally, I dislike dot pollution in $HOME for virtual machines 
> like Etoys.

As I said, this is not a recommended option. Etoys-To-Go is supposed to be self-contained. The real installation does not do do this.


- Bert -




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