[Newbies] Installation Scripts

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at free.fr
Sun Mar 23 09:19:57 UTC 2008

note that if you use Monticello you always have all your packages  
stored in your defautl folder as a cache
so you cannot lose anything if you publish on squeaksource, and do a  
backup of your disc since your cache
will cotnain all your packages.


On Mar 21, 2008, at 11:38 PM, Rob Rothwell wrote:

> Can someone give me a "primer" on writing installation scripts?  I  
> have trying to proactively prepare for disaster recovery, and am now  
> able to do something like:
> packageCache:='C:\Documents and Settings\robr\My Documents\proj 
> \squeak\development packages\'.
> Installer installFile: packageCache,'ODBC-rjriv.1.cs'.
> Which, of course, assumes that my packages are in a directory I can  
> get to from my machine.
> However, I know other options are available to me, such as grabbing  
> packages directly from the network and automating answers to any  
> Requests.
> Any tips?
> Thanks,
> Rob
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