[squeak-dev] unnecessary mcz downloads

Eliot Miranda eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 13:26:00 UTC 2014

Hi Frank,

On Apr 29, 2014, at 12:28 AM, Frank Shearar <frank.shearar at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 28 April 2014 18:24, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>    I just followed a common enough workflow to commit partial changes:
>> 1. in an image with some in-progress changes, implement a fix that I want to
>> commit, excluding the in-progress changes
>> 2. take a copy of the image, revert the in-progress changes, commit the fix
>> 3. in the original image, merge with the committed package
>> The strange thing is that while the step in 2. writes the package to the
>> package-cache before uploading it, the step in 3. downloads the package
>> again instead of simply using the identical copy in the package-cache.
>> Anyone know why?  Is this easy to fix?  (This in a Squeak 4.5 trunk image)
> Do you say "downloads" because MC displays a progress bar saying
> "Downloading..." or do you have additional evidence that MC downloads
> from the remote repository?

Well, if I merge against package-cache instead of the repository I don't see the progress bar and the whole process runs /much/ faster.  So I don't have proof but it certainly looks that way.

> frank
>> --
>> best,
>> Eliot

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