about MCConfigurations

Bert Freudenberg bert at impara.de
Tue Jul 26 20:42:15 UTC 2005

Am 26.07.2005 um 21:58 schrieb Doug Way:

> On Mon, 25 Jul 2005 19:12:16 +0200, "stéphane ducasse"
> <ducasse at iam.unibe.ch> said:
>> Hi
>> I wanted to see if I can load a complete configuration but I could
>> not find how I can get a MC configuration.
> For now, the best way to get the "current" MCConfiguration is to open
> the most recent changeset which defines one, which is update #6676.
> You can select most of the DoIt in that changeset, starting with
> "MCConfiguration fromArray: #( ..." up to near the end, not including
> the "upgrade" message.

Or, just replace "upgrade" with "browse", select all and do it.

> Then you would send #updateFromRepositories (to get the latest version
> numbers) and then #upgrade (to install these latest packages) to this
> instance.  So, like this:
> mcmap := MCConfiguration fromArray: #(repository (...) dependency  
> (...)
> ...).
> mcmap updateFromRepositories.
> mcmap upgrade.

Or, in the configuration browser, click the "upgrade" and "exec"  

> Of course, this won't work at the moment because the .mcd  
> generation is
> currently not working on the SqueakSource server, which we need to  
> fix.
> To work around that for now, you could hack MCConfiguration
> versionNamed:for:from: to comment out the entire second statement,  
> which
> tried to retrieve the .mcd file, so that it just downloads the whole
> .mcz intead

So you still haven't figured out the squeak source server problem? Is  
there anything I could do?

>> I opened the configuration browser but I could not figure where I
>> could get a configuration or the latest stable configuration for
>> example.
> Yeah, it would be good to have some way to get the current or "latest
> stable" configuration somehow from the MCConfiguration browser.  We  
> will
> probably want to add something like that once we get going.

However, there is no such thing as THE configuration, so the config  
browser might not be the best place to put the option. Having a menu  
entry somewhere to browse the "system configuration" would make much  
more sense.

- Bert -

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