ducasse at iam.unibe.ch
Sun Oct 23 06:55:49 UTC 2005
On 22 oct. 05, at 14:20, Adrian Lienhard wrote:
> I've been using http://ftp.squeak.org/3.9/Squeak3.9a-6693.zip. Was
> not aware that there are more of those in different versions (I see
> Squeak3.9a-6693md4.zip and Squeak3.9a-6693md5.zip 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 netstyle.ch
> because committing/merging always takes minutes... ;-)
> 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.
>> 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.
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