[lsb-discuss] App Checker Virtual Machines

Stew Benedict stewb at linux-foundation.org
Mon Apr 20 11:40:46 PDT 2009

Konstantin Vlasov wrote:
> SB> Latest iterations (ia32, and x86_64):
> SB> http://ftp.linuxfoundation.org/pub/lsb/appliances/app-checker/
> SB> I just arbitrarily picked this directory. They can be moved wherever.
> SB> Builders are setup on the build machines to be able to turn the crank on 
> SB> these fairly easily. Build pulls the current app-checker pieces from the 
> SB> 4.0 repos to install in the VM.
> SB> Could probably use a bit more automation yet, but the script does the 
> SB> right things per arch and lets you version the build. I versioned the VM 
> SB> to track the app-checker version.
> SB> LF Logo on the splash screen looks a little lame. I tried converting the 
> SB> white background to transparent and it looked even worse. The very thin 
> SB> lines in "THE" and "FOUNDATION" seem to be part of the problem. I do 
> SB> have a request in to Dan/Craig for a clean logo with a transparent 
> SB> background. I have the necessary branding src.rpms prepared to be able 
> SB> to rework this part as desired.
> SB> I ran both archs enough to boot and see the app checker in firefox and 
> SB> go back and tweak tux's env a bit to de-brand things. Send bug reports 
> SB> to me, the list, or bugzilla.
> Concerning the splash screen: blue letters on blue background would hardly look
> nice. Maybe, just smooth the borders? I drew a simple example of how it could
> look (see the attached picture).

That does look much better. Updated images with this method are in the 
appliances ftp location.

Stew Benedict
Linux Foundation

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