[squeak-dev] Changes file

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Mar 29 17:46:34 UTC 2017

On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 7:26 PM, tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote:

> > On 29-03-2017, at 9:13 AM, Louis LaBrunda <Lou at Keystone-Software.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Guys,
> >
> > I have a Squeak program that I run headless on a Raspberry Pi.  The
> program starts when the
> > Raspberry boots (Raspbian Jessie Lite).  The image is never saved.  The
> same image is always
> > run when the Raspberry boots.  Do I need the changes file?  It seems to
> grow every time the
> > program starts.  Can I stop this?  Thanks in advance for any and all
> insight.
> If you simply rename your prepared headless image after saving it then
> when it starts up it will not find the changes file. That *should* be
> enough; it works for Scratch. The sources file will still be found unless
> you remove it completely (probably not a good idea on your development
> machine!) but since we don’t write to it you won’t really notice.

This only works if you disable the warnIfNoChangesFile and
warnIfNoSourcesFile preferences. Otherwise your headless image will show a
warning dialog and wait for the user to dismiss it.

So just disable these prefs and save the image. Then you don't need sources
or changes.

- Bert -
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