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Re: [sugar] Installing sugar on Debian lenny David Farning Tue Nov 25 16:00:29 2008

I am adding debian-olpc-devel to this thread.  They will most likely
have the most experience with debian specific issues.


On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 5:47 AM, Marco Pesenti Gritti
> On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 7:27 AM, Sascha Silbe
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Hi!
>> Not sure if this is the correct list but I couldn't find a better match.
>> I'm currently trying to install sugar (Sucrose) on Debian lenny (fresh
>> install on a laptop) using sugar-jhbuild (the official packages are rather
>> old) as root. There are several problems; inconsistent instructions don't
>> make it any easier.
>> In general, I'm following the "Sugar on Debian" wiki page [1]. That page
>> in itself is already a bit inconsistent (e.g. last sentence of first
>> paragraph vs. section 1.3.3). If there's no objection I'm going to fix that
>> and some of the things mentioned below.
>> Most of the problems seem to be search path related (so probably have the
>> main root cause); for the last one, I haven't found any solution or
>> workaround yet so I'm stuck.
>> Problems encountered so far:
>> 1. "build-base" has been renamed to "bootstrap" in sugar-jhbuild, but
>>   even the output of --help-commands gives the old name (how about
>>   autogeneration of the commands list?).
>> 2. "bootstrap" fails in some random package because libbz2-dev wasn't
>>   installed (not mentioned on the wiki page) => Python didn't build
>>   bz2 module
> Boostrap is a jhbuild command which we don't usually use for sugar. Can you
> try to do a clean build without it?
> Marco
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