question about SqueakMap and prerequisites

Ned Konz ned at
Wed Apr 16 01:06:08 UTC 2003

On Tuesday 15 April 2003 05:55 pm, Stephan B. Wessels wrote:
> Is there a mechanism for Squeak Map where I can create a "package"
> that identifies prerequisites of other packages on Squeak Map
> before they can be installed?
> For example, let's say I have package A and package B.  Package B
> requires that package A be installed first for proper operation. 
> Is there a way for package B to specify that package A is installed
> as a prerequisite of installing B?
> I saw the SAR stuff on the SWIKI and although that looks
> interesting, it looks like I'd be distributing both package A and
> package B together in the SAR with a preamble to manage order
> during installation.  But that's not the approach I would prefer
> because, for this example, package A hardly ever changes and does
> not need to be continually distributed with each package B update.
> That was probably way more wordy than needed....

Look at Jacaranda, which will load Connectors if necessary.

Ned Konz

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