Where could I find information about building a SAR and publishing to SqueakMap?

Robert Withers rwithers12 at attbi.com
Mon Feb 3 00:08:34 UTC 2003

Thank you Markus.  This is wonderful information.  I'll let you know 
how it goes.  :)


On Sunday, February 2, 2003, at 05:25 PM, Markus Gaelli wrote:

> Let me just answer you, as I was going through that process recently...
> You start by making sure that you have squeakMap installed, so you can
> test your sar-files locally. Take the newest image and open the 
> World-Menu
> ->open...->Package Loader
> Then you create a zip file out of your files (choose any of your to be 
> distributed files
> in the FileList and say "add file to new zip", Neds Archive Tool is 
> opened).
> Create a special file in the Filelist called:
> 	install:preamble
> and edit it. (If you are on apple like me, just call it preamble, we 
> will
> rename it later)
> In this install:preamble file (rename it with Neds Archive Tool, if 
> the name
> does not fit) you can write plain Smalltalk-Code.
> A common use, is to file in the members of your archive, which you can
> write like:
> self fileInMemberNamed: theNameOYourMember
> Add the preamble to your archive (and make sure to rename it at least
> now also with Neds Archive Tool),
> Save that as yourPackageName.sar
> and try to install it in your SqueakMap-Image.
> If this works fine, you are ready to upload it to SqueakMap.
> This means first you upload it to any ftp/http-server of your
> choice. (at least this is how I did it).
> Then you go to SqueakMap-Central at  
> http://map2.squeakfoundation.org/sm/regpackage
> and do the registration work. I'd also send a mail to the list, with 
> something like [GOODIE]
> and praise your program... :-)
> Good luck,
> Markus
> Am Sonntag, 02.02.03 um 22:58 Uhr schrieb Robert Withers:
>> I am getting overwhelmed by the amount of coding left to do on my 
>> Elib implementation and I need to go ahead and publish it.
>> thanks in advance!
>> robert

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