[squeak-dev] Re: Updating 4.5 or getting a recent build of 4.6

Douglas McPherson djm1329 at san.rr.com
Wed Oct 29 20:45:59 UTC 2014

---- Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote: 
> Hi Jeff,
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 1:06 PM, Jeff Gonis <jeff.gonis at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Folks,
> >
> > Just wanted to PING the list again to see if anyone had any feedback.
> > Am I just seeing a crash that no one else is seeing and it is
> > something with my setup, is there a safe VM version that people are
> > using to update from the trunk image, and is anyone else able to grab
> > the image that Marcel posted and do a successful update on the trunk?
> >
> > I am just playing around with the image Marcel posted and it is just
> > fine for getting work done, but my OCD tendencies flare up a bit
> > knowing that I am not working with fully updated code.
> >
> > Any help or at least just letting me know that this is a problem on my
> > end rather than the trunk would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> I'm not sure whats going on.  Perhaps your image has got into a strange
> state.  I have no problems updating the 4.5 image from the all-in-one to
> trunk as part of the Spur image bootstrap.  See
> http://www.squeakvm.org/svn/squeak/branches/Cog/image/buildspurtrunkimage.sh/
>  You might try checking-out
> http://www.squeakvm.org/svn/squeak/branches/Cog/image and running the
> script to check.  The script downloads an up-to-date VM, the All-in-one,
> changes the update repository, updates, then builds a VMMaker image and
> then uses that to convert the updated trunk to Spur.  This has been working
> well for a couple of months.

Just a caveat about the scripts Eliot mentions. Due to recent flux in the layout of the All-in-One, [at least some of] the scripts stopped working. See



> -- 
> best,
> Eliot

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