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== Resources ==
== Resources ==
* [http://sugaroverlay.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/sugaroverlay/jhconvert/ Sources]
* [http://sugaroverlay.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/sugaroverlay/jhconvert/ Sources]
* [[Community/Distributions/Gentoo|Gentoo packages generated by this tool]]

Revision as of 13:24, 19 November 2008



The main purpose of this project is helping people to package Sugar for various non-mainstream Linux distributions. If Linux distribution is not Debian/Fedora/Ubuntu based and there is lack of human resources to maintain packages, that project could be valuable.

How it works

The general idea is to collect all distro-independent information in one place to minimize maintenance costs. Process of generating packages looks like that:

  • fetching dependencies from sugar-jbuild (native sugar building system)
  • adding distro-independent content like common package dependencies, various strings, urls etc.
  • using distro-specific templates to generate native packages

Supported distros

Currently supported followed distributions: