[squeak-dev] Re: trunk update broken cuz there's an empty diffy version

Eliot Miranda eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 18:43:31 UTC 2014

On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 11:41 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>

> On 11.08.2014, at 20:06, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 8:49 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>
> wrote:
> >> > On a related note is there any way to get the updater to download
> full packages, avoiding the diffy versions?  e.g a preference?
> >>
> >> No pref, but you can comment out the diffy part in
> MCConfiguration>>versionNamed:for:from:.
> >>
> > Ah, OK.  Mahalo!  Any objections if I add a preference?
> Well, I generally dislike proliferating preferences. The code is supposed
> to automatically fall back to full versions if the more efficient diffy
> version doesn't load. If that fallback doesn't work I'd rather fix that
> problem rather than avoiding it with a preference. The diffs are much
> smaller than full MCDs, so for server performance and conserving bandwidth
> they are preferable.

OK, makes sense.
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