[Seaside] non-specific dependencies

Dale Henrichs dhenrich at vmware.com
Sun Jun 27 21:55:53 UTC 2010

Thanks Julian ... I wasn't fishing for Metacello features, but this 
sounds like something I will certainly look into adding to Metacello in 
the future.


Julian Fitzell wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 6:54 PM, Dale Henrichs <dhenrich at vmware.com> wrote:
>> Once you've loaded one of these configs, there will be no development tools
>> nor any adaptors so at a minimum you'll need to load one of the following
>> depending upon which adaptor you want to use:
>>  "All platforms"
>>  (ConfigurationOfSeaside30 project version: '3.0.0-alpha5.15')
>>    load: #('Seaside-Adaptors-Swazoo').
>>  "Squeak and Pharo"
>>  (ConfigurationOfSeaside30 project version: '3.0.0-alpha5.15')
>>    load: #('Seaside-Adaptors-Comanche').
>>  "GemStone"
>>  (ConfigurationOfSeaside30 project version: '3.0.0-alpha5.15')
>>    load: #('Seaside-Adaptors-FastCGI').
> This, of course, is why package management systems like RPM and Deb
> end up having "provides". This would allow Seaside-Base to require
> "http-adaptor" or something and each of those packages to provide
> "http-adaptor". The package manager can then look for possibilities
> and prompt if it finds more than one.
> Not saying you need to go that route, but it's probably the
> "traditional" solution.
> Julian
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