[Box-Admins] Re: [V3dot10] <sin asunto>
dway at mailcan.com
Sat Feb 3 19:02:40 UTC 2007
On Feb 2, 2007, at 5:14 PM, Ken Causey wrote:
> Thanks for the information Bert. In any case it looks as though I
> really have a choice in the matter. I'll stop the image, restart it
> under vnc, change the admin address, confirm that I am marked as a
> superuser, and then I think I will leave it under vnc for the moment
> since maybe we should consider updating the version of
> SqueakSource. I
> really don't know anything about doing that. So I would be
> of any comments that you or Doug have about whether that is worth
> and how we should go about it.
Well, as a starting point, there are the step-by-step instructions I
left on the http://source.squeakfoundation.org SqueakSource-SqF
project wiki tab (as you probably know). Perhaps Bert or someone
knowledgeable with a more recent setup could comment on whether the
steps would be roughly the same for setting up a new image with the
latest & greatest, and which package versions would be needed, and
whether it would 3.7 or 3.8 or 3.9.
I think that was set up sometime in 2005, so it is getting a bit
old. Of course, I don't know if there are new features which are
really desperately needed or not. Being able to set more admin
settings through the UI would be nice. Does anyone know if the newer
versions are generally more stable?
As far as whether the current setup saves its metadata in the image
or serialized into files, I'm 95% sure that it's in files. (I
haven't looked in a long time, and for all practical purposes, Ken is
the current maintainer. :-) ) But I do remember seeing some type of
metadata files being stored in a directory, and I noted that saving
the image periodically seemed to be optional.
Would we be able to use the same metadata files (and directory
structure etc) if we replaced the current squeaksource image with a
new up-to-date one?
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