we really need help
ducasse at iam.unibe.ch
Tue Oct 11 17:29:07 UTC 2005
On 10 oct. 05, at 19:24, Andreas Raab wrote:
> Just like with change sets (which would suffer from the same
> ordering problem of #insetBy: vs. isRectangle) you can't just throw
> all of these changes in the same pot and hope it'll work. You need
> to be a bit more orderly than that.
But I understood that MC would solved this kind of problem. At least
> In this case, the solution is to make package version(s) which
> *only* includes the method #isRectangle; then post a configuration
> that ensures this package version is loaded; then commit the other
> fixes. That's basically the same way you'd use change sets - first
> make one that includes #isRectangle, then post the remaining changes.
Yes of course.
But again. I would like to see how we could get a real atomic load.
> There is simply no way by which MC could decide how to load these
> methods in the proper order. Sometimes you do need to give a
> helping hand when migrating a running system and that's one of the
Yes. I'm really wondering how envy was doing since it was atomic.
> - Andreas
> stéphane ducasse wrote:
>> Hi all
>> We ***really*** need help. I start to be really exhausted. Here
>> is the problem:
>> Marcus introduced a fix to speed up morphic isRectangle instead
>> of isKindOf: in insetBy:
>> and collected some other fixes.
>> Now when we take a 6693 image
>> - merge MC275
>> - load scriptLoader-md.6.mcz
>> - execute script 6
>> you end up after merging to an infinite loop because SmallInteger
>> does not know isRectangle
>> (even thought isRectangle is defined on Object). This sounds like
>> MC loaded first the method
>> insetBy: and that the progress bar needs it and
>> Object>>isRectangle is not loaded yet.
>> So what can we do?
>> I tried to tweak a bit the script by loading first kernel-md.42.mcz
>> take a 6693 image
>> - merge MC275
>> - scriptloader-sd.8.mcz
>> script 6
>> - but now I get an error because Debugger does not know
>> So I do not know what to do except ordering things by hand.
>> I lost really a lot of time and be completely unproductive.
>> So does anybody have any suggestion?
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