[squeak-dev] Re: Image Versions (Re: Trunk image size)

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sat Dec 12 00:57:15 UTC 2009

On 11.12.2009, at 18:14, Andreas Raab wrote:
> Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> My proposal is in the inbox (update trunk first).
>> Name: System-bf.193
>> Author: bf
>> Time: 11 December 2009, 12:38:45.256 pm
>> UUID: 4609ebf3-3481-4f3a-99d6-1c4e9534d2fa
>> Ancestors: System-nice.192
>> - after updating, set the current system version to the latest date found in all system packages. Also set the highest update number to the sum of version numbers.
> I like it. For the base number, how about we add a stub package that identifies the base number? Right now this would be Squeak-Version-foobar.4662.mcz.
> This would allow us to deal with package removals, i.e., when we remove a package we manually bump that version by the version of the removed package which also allows us to add a comment along the lines of "removed package foo bar; bumped base version by X". Without something like this we're risking to run backwards in versions during removals.

That seems almost a bit too clever ;-)

OTOH it does beat a magic base number in the code. Sounds good.

- Bert -

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