[Debian-olpc-devel] Anyone working on packaging sugar-turtleart-activity

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 21:58:40 UTC 2009

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 5:54 PM, Holger Levsen <holger at layer-acht.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> (trimmed some people who I know are subscribed to the lists...)
> On Montag, 30. März 2009, Edward Cherlin wrote:
>> If some of the people in this discussion want to produce a book on
>> Debian packaging for Sugar (the whole world of Debian packaging is too
>> big for one book), there would be three phases.
> I'm actually not convinced this is sensible, as there is good documentation
> how to package for debian (and ubuntu) and a trimmed down document would
> either have to link to the "real documentation" or be incomplete... that
> said, I would definitly cheers such efforts if the result is usuable, it's
> just that I dont expect a shorter result and thus I'd just duplication of
> existing work. But anyway, if someone has that itch to scratch, by all means
> go!
> Maybe the documents Jonas has started will become such a thing and I just dont
> see it yet.
> Anyway.
>> Should we start with a Sugar project at alioth, in the Education
>> section of the project tree?
> Currently all sugar packages are part of the collab-maint project on alioth,
> which has the nice advantage that any Debian developer is automatically a
> member and can commit and non DDs can get access easily too.
> I'd just suggest to change the structure, currently there is:
> collab-maint/sugar-pippy
> collab-maint/sugar-chat
> and so on
> to:
> collab-maint/sugar/sugar-pippy
> collab-maint/sugar/sugar-chat
> ...
> Jonas, what do you think?

I wonder if we should try to maintain a distinction between sugar
core, what we call glucose, and sugar activities, fructose. (Not that
we need to use those names, but having some distinction in the
directory structure.

> regards,
>        Holger

Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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