[squeak-dev] Re: 3.10.2 Forever ? (was Re: How to get a Trunk image)
andreas.raab at gmx.de
Tue Sep 8 06:11:38 UTC 2009
Colin Putney wrote:
> On 2009-09-07, at 4:47 PM, Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de
> <mailto:andreas.raab at gmx.de>> wrote:
>> The reason why there is currently no unique update number associated
>> with the trunk is only because nobody thus far has made a proposal as
>> to how it should be defined. If anyone has a proposal for what to use,
>> please make suggestions.
> Well, the obvious way would be to create a Squeak package with no code,
> but with dependencies on all the packages in the trunk. Then you save a
> new verison of Squeak at each "stable" point in the evolution of the
> underlying packages. Voilà, a unique number that represents the state of
> all the code in the trunk. Not sure if there would be scaling issue with
> that many dependencies, but it's worth a try.
Yes, that is equivalent to having a configuration map for every update.
Unfortunately it means that every single update consists of two package
commits; one for the contents and one for the meta package (or config map).
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