[BUGFIX] SqueakMap is broken in 3.10

Rob Withers reefedjib at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 5 22:53:23 UTC 2007

I followed the directions and added a bug report to Mantis.  It was 
auto-assigned to you Goran.


I figure this ought to go into the update stream, if that's still around.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <goran at krampe.se>
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Sent: Monday, November 05, 2007 12:22 PM
Subject: Re: [BUGFIX] SqueakMap is broken in 3.10

> Yeah, I noticed this too - and fixed it too - and ended up forgetting I
> did it. :)
> Let me see - in a perfect world (my perfect world) - this email (yours)
> would more or less be sent to me since I am a co-maintainer of
> VersionNumber on SM (using some nice mapping between PI and SM etc that
> actually is in place but not in use) and I would put the fix in and
> publish a new version of that darn package (which btw is a quite poor
> class all in all, when you look really, really close you realize that
> you can only branch ONCE per version number, ouch!!).
> Eh, ok, so I just tried and... hmmph. Ok, so VersionNumber is an old .st
> file on SM. I made a new release of that. But... hmmm, so I notice two
> methods on VersionNumber are class extensions from SMBase - which could
> be moved into VersionNumber now that I am messing with it (haven't done
> that earlier).
>  (ok, so I tried using an old 3.8-6665 image and did "SMSqueakMap
> bootStrap" in it and then upgrade all - seems to end up fine with the
> fix in place)
> But SMBase... has diverted off in 3.10 with changes that I am fairly
> sure are not backwards compatible with 3.8 (ChangeSorter vs
> ChangeOrganizer).
> Ok, I give up there. I can't say I understand how SM is supposed to be
> maintained anymore - feel free to enlighten me. In fact - feel free to
> explain to us all how the new process/model for bug fixing, maintenance,
> packages etc is meant to work (IIRC that was the purpose of 3.10).
> And no, not being sarcastic - possibly a bit tired.
> regards, Göran

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