stéphane ducasse ducasse at
Sun Oct 23 06:55:49 UTC 2005

On 22 oct. 05, at 14:20, Adrian Lienhard wrote:

> Hi
> I've been using Was  
> not aware that there are more of those in different versions (I see  
> and but I don't know  
> what that is).
> Stef, which one did you use?

Exactly this one.

> Daniel, what we did is:
> - take a 6693 image
> - load 6694upgrade...
> - load 6695loadScr...

This is why this is repeatable

> The two scripts were posted by Stef yesterday to this list. That  
> all works fine for me. Even after flushing the MC caches, my image  
> comes down to 14.3MB.
> Marcus tried too and reported:
> -> It takes a long time. maybe two hours on my powebook
> -> no conflicts, no merge dialog
> -> But the image is 19MB large, even after emptying the cache.
>     (I did save the image one before cleaning the caches, as it
>      was unusably slow)
> So, also there some difference, at least in the image size.
> It would be good if somebody else could run this and report if it  
> works correctly.
> It would also be nice if somebody could investigate into improving  
> MC's performance. This would be very welcom,e not only in this case  
> but in general, e.g., we drink too much coffee at  
> because committing/merging always takes minutes... ;-)
> Adrian
> On Oct 22, 2005, at 1:08 PM, Daniel Vainsencher wrote:
>> Hi guys.
>> Just wanted to mention that when you report problems, please  
>> includes the precise steps I need to do to reproduce. When you  
>> don't, I waste a lot of time that could be spent fixing things in  
>> just trying to second guess what you're doing. Some things I've  
>> had problems with:
>> 1. What precise image? there are about 4 6693 image up there at  
>> the moment... just give a url to the one you really mean.
>> 2. What scripts to run in what order?
>> 3. Where are the scripts? when I start with some of those image, I  
>> simply don't have the scripts you want me to run. So should I  
>> first update the ScriptLoader? should I update anything else?  
>> please just be explicitly about the steps required to reproduce  
>> the problem from scratch.
>> Remember that since at the moment the process is not standard,  
>> nobody except you guys knows exactly how to reproduce things...
>> Now I want to explore the space thing, so please let me know  
>> precisely how to simulate what you guys see.
>> Daniel
>> stéphane ducasse wrote:
>>> I'm doing a lot of tests by trying to reload the packages using  
>>> the  scripts that worked before and from the same image
>>> and I get always conflicts.
>>> I will report more when I will get more advanced investigation  
>>> with  adrian.
>>> Stef

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