70 packages on SqueakMap!
danielv at netvision.net.il
Sun Dec 1 16:21:09 UTC 2002
Not really, this isn't the same situation as the Connectors/SAR one,
because the base installer is SM itself. The script can just say
"SqueakMap: load SARInstaller and then load my package using it". No
need to find the stream, because the load script can be external to the
This is a benefit of holding dependencies externally to the packages -
it's should be easy to simply compose packaging work.
Ned Konz <ned at bike-nomad.com> wrote:
> On Saturday 30 November 2002 09:26 am, Doug Way wrote:
> > I think that would be simpler than requiring all package owners who
> > use the SAR format to have a special load script to install
> > SARInstaller
> The problem with this is back to the "self-installing archive"
> problem: we'd then need to put that script in the front of the SAR,
> and it would have to crawl up the stack contexts to find the stream,
> I think a better strategy would be just to notify the user when no
> installer is available. Which would go along with the "better error
> reporting" that we want for SM loading in general.
> Ned Konz
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