image configuration management -djb
ned at bike-nomad.com
Sat Apr 5 22:16:07 UTC 2003
On Saturday 05 April 2003 02:03 pm, Derek Brans wrote:
> This topic has probably come up more than a few times on the list
> I would like a fast system for rebuilding different images.
> I've made an extensive list of SM packages and st / cs / dvs files
> and preferences that I want in my image. And I have a different
> list for different image types (development image, server-side
> image, etc.)
> How do others manage these lists of packages and install them
> automatically when rebuilding an image?
It's probably best to do a load script a la SqueakMap. Save it as a
Assuming you start out with images with SqueakMap loaded, you can load
SqueakMap packages by name or UUID:
SMSqueakMap default installPackageNamed: 'Connectors'.
SMSqueakMap default installPackageWithId:
Or you can load change sets (even compressed ones):
ChangeSorter fileIntoNewChangeSet: '/home/ned/Squeak/Whatever.cs'.
You can then load the load script from the Squeak command line. Finish
it up with:
Smalltalk save: true andQuit: true
You should give the script name as a fully-qualified path.
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