[Newbies] Changesets, Monticello and SqueakMap
milan.zimmermann at sympatico.ca
Tue Jan 30 02:12:54 UTC 2007
There is a document I created with the intend to explain Monticello, SqueakMap
and SqueakSource, mostly to myself :) . It is not finished by far, so I hope
it will not mislead you (only the first third is what I would consider
finished, up to about step 1.4 and also skip the "Project Terms and
Comparison of Tools" wich is still wrong)
On 2007 January 29 14:03, Norbert Hartl wrote:
> at the moment I try to figure out how the three configuration
> management approaches fit together. After switching to Monticello
> I found my life a lot easier :) Monticello is of great help!
> Then I noticed that changesets are named after the Monticello
> package that was last imported. I'm not quite sure if changesets
> have any benefit if someone is using monticello.
> Then there is squeakmap. Squeakmap seems to be the official
> release server. Is squeakmap tied to a special format? Can
> squeakmap use monticello packages as well? I'm asking because I
> had problems to find any version information on squeakmap (beside
> the squeakmap version).
> While reading the squeak lists it appeared to me that a lot of
> you are developing with monticello and releasing on squeakmap. But
> I didn't find any information about the source (e.g. monticello
> version) version.
> I think it would be great to install a release from squeakmap and
> having the opportunity to open monticello and see which newer
> versions (and most important what changes) have been made. The
> squeakmap packages could also add their repository to monticello
> when they are installed.
> The only reason against it I can imagine is that this would introduce
> dependencies which aren't wanted.
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