[haiku-development] Re: Ticket #1006

  • From: Markku Hyppönen <make.hypponen@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 09:28:43 +0300

Nobody protested so I expect that it's ok to start with this. Should
someone assign that ticket for me because it looks like I don't have
privileges to do that?

Markku

On Mon, 2010-04-19 at 21:26 +0300, Markku Hyppönen wrote:
> I get my environment working so I could start learning Haiku coding. As
> guided in web site I should start with easy ones so if you don't mind I
> could start working with ticket #1006:
> 
> ---
> Ticket #1006
> Open the Backgrounds preflet, change something, click Apply. Result: you
> can't click on Revert, anymore.
> 
> Revert should bring all workspaces back to the state when the
> application was started.
> ---
> 
> So, by hitting revert all settings should return the state before latest
> save, right?
> 
> Markku
> 
> On Mon, 2010-04-19 at 18:37 +0300, Markku Hyppönen wrote:
> > On Sun, 2010-04-18 at 19:14 +0200, Ingo Weinhold wrote:
> > > On 2010-04-18 at 18:19:17 [+0200], PulkoMandy <pulkomandy@xxxxxxxxx> 
> > > wrote:
> > > > Le Sun, 18 Apr 2010 17:14:41 +0200, Markku Hyppönen
> > > > <make.hypponen@xxxxxxxxxx> a écrit:
> > > > 
> > > > > I quess I have to do this upgrade several time in a future. Though, 
> > > > > I'm
> > > > > running Haiku in a laptop which can't boot from usb drive. Should I 
> > > > > burn
> > > > > cd every time I want to upgrade or is there any other way to do this?
> > > > >
> > > > > I found this from haiku web site:
> > > > >
> > > > > # under BeOS to partition X on the master on the first channel
> > > > > dd if=/path/to/image of=/dev/disk/ide/ata/0/master/X
> > > > >
> > > > > Can I use this method to upgrade alpha1 to latest nightly build?
> > > > >
> > > > > Markku
> > > > 
> > > > It is also possible to build haiku directly to a partition using "jam -q
> > > > install-haiku", if you set the proper settings in your userbuildconfig
> > > > (don't have them at thand here, sorry). This seems a bit broken at the
> > > > moment with libstdc++ and libsupc++ not getting copied to the new image,
> > > > but I expect this to be solved soon.
> > > 
> > > While some people do that, it is not recommended to update Haiku in-place 
> > > ATM. Personally I recommend having 1. a partition with a system from 
> > > which 
> > > you build Haiku (Linux, FreeBSD, or even Haiku). 2. a small partition for 
> > > Haiku itself, 3. an arbitrarily large partition for the data you work 
> > > with 
> > > under Haiku. This way you can cleanly update your Haiku partition (2.) at 
> > > any time without needing to worry about your data. If you copy your 
> > > settings files to the data partition you can specify in your 
> > > UserBuildConfig to copy them when building a new Haiku version (the MIME 
> > > database is always overwritten, though).
> > > 
> > > CU, Ingo
> > > 
> > 
> > Thanks, I have to consider that.
> > 
> > Markku
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
> 



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