3.7a on Linux: A few install notes and problems
milan.zimmermann at sympatico.ca
Mon Jun 14 13:27:02 UTC 2004
After a while I found time to get back to playing with Squeak, and yesterday
tried to install Squeak 3.7 beta on SuSE 8.2 from this site:
I used the RPM versions of "3.7b-5 Unix VM", "Squeak3.7b-5868.image" and
Providing I am not misunderstanding something, I have two notes on the
installation: First it is confusing that user has to manually
unzip the "Squek*.changes.gz" and "Squeak*.image.gz" AFTER the installation ..
second that perhaps a start-squeak.sh should be provided.
To start Squeak I run
Squeak starts, and after clicking on "The Worlds of Squeak" project, the
maximized project shows, but after that:
- Games and 3D projects are empty - is that expected?
- When clicking on the "Graphics" project, everything freezes.
I tried to update to a newer image to see if some of the above would be fixed,
but do not know how to do it ... as well perhaps the fact that the "Games"
and "3D" priojects are empty has something to do with the "base vs. complete
image" but do not understand enough about it to install the "complete" image.
This may be known issues by now as the rpms are from April, but perhaps it
helps as a "bug report",
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