new version of Fedora liveusb-creator has dropped SoaS v1 Strawberry

Sebastian Dziallas sebastian at
Thu Nov 12 06:10:23 UTC 2009

Luke Macken wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 09:07:32AM -0800, Karsten Wade wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 03:59:17PM +0100, Sean DALY wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> i just noticed that liveusb-creator was updated a few days ago, to
>>> v3.8.6 - thanks
>>> I'm concerned though that the official Sugar on a Stick v1 Strawberry
>>> ISO was dropped from the list. It's of course helpful that a beta
>>> version of v2 Blueberry is on the list, but Strawberry remains our
>>> latest stable version until Blueberry (which will be our latest stable
>>> version until v3, etc). Liveusb-creator is a critical component in
>>> getting Sugar on a Stick out to Windows users.
>>> May i ask that v1 Strawberry be returned to the dropdown list please?
>> That sounds reasonable; can you file a bug report against
>> 'liveusb-creator'?
>> I don't know if Luke is on these lists, but if you let us know the bug
>> number, I'll track him down on IRC to address it soonest.
> I fixed this earlier today, so it'll go out with the next
> liveusb-creator release.
> So there are a couple of ways that we can improve this process.  At the
> moment it's only me and Transifex committing changes, and I have been
> slowly keeping up with SoaS releases, and spinning new Windows builds
> whenever my Windows VM isn't hosed.
> If anyone wants to step up and help keep the sugar spin up to date in
> the liveusb/, we could use the help.  Ideally, we should
> write code to dynamically determine the most recent stable/beta
> releases, but for now it requires manual intervention. If you want to
> help out, go ahead an apply for the liveusb-creatorgit group[0], and
> drop a line to the liveusb-creator mailing list.

I seem to recall that I've already commit access to that repo... I could 
at least handle entering new releases manually.

> I don't mind pushing out new versions of the Windows liveusb-creator
> when I can, but if anyone wants to be the Windows release engineer, it
> would help things move faster.

I *might* do this. But not until I figured out why the builds on a Vista 
instance here work on Vista only then. ;)


> Cheers,
> luke
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