"slices" of packages (was: A process proposal for 3.10)

Pavel Krivanek squeak1 at continentalbrno.cz
Tue Oct 17 15:20:11 UTC 2006

On 17 Oct 2006 10:49:11 -0400, Lex Spoon <lex at cc.gatech.edu> wrote:
> "Pavel Krivanek" <squeak1 at continentalbrno.cz> writes:
> > Very good notes. This problems are described in the thread with Stef's
> > postmortem analysis
> > (http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/squeak-dev/2006-October/109807.html)
> It is just painful reading Stephane's description of package slices.
> Why not use Package Universes to organize a collection of package
> versions?  There would be a 3.10 release universe.  The release team
> would know the update password, and they could update that universe
> with new package versions as they see fit.
> Just give me the word, and I'd be happy to set up a server for you to
> experiment with.

Maybe I'm wrong but I think that we need firstly better package
format. Now we are not able to create versioned packages for
everything we need.

-- Pavel

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