[Squeakfoundation]RE: [ANN] 3.6gamma candidate image available

Torsten.Bergmann at phaidros.com Torsten.Bergmann at phaidros.com
Fri Sep 26 14:30:47 CEST 2003

In this image SqueakMap doesnt work for Windows platforms.
To reproduce: open the Package Browser and install a
simple package from SqueakMap.


-----Original Message-----
From: Doug Way
To: squeak-dev at lists.squeakfoundation.org;
squeakfoundation at lists.squeakfoundation.org
Sent: 26.09.03 06:41
Subject: [ANN] 3.6gamma candidate image available

The 3.6gamma candidate image is now available on the ftp site.  See:


Please give it a try!

Well actually, there are two candidate images, the other one is the 
"basic" image in the same directory.  However, the Full one will be the 
primary 3.6 release, so it's more important that that gets tested.

There is some new content in the Welcome window describing the 
difference between the Full and Basic releases.  Also, I put together a 
swiki page describing these different configurations:


The planned release date for 3.6 final is October 3rd, if there aren't 
any major problems with the gamma image.

- Doug

p.s. If anyone's curious, these are the steps I went through to create 
the basic & full images:

Creating 3.6gamma candidate Basic image:
- start with the Squeak3.6g-5420.image/changes on the squeak ftp site 
doesn't have the right Welcome window content)
- save under new name, (e.g. Squeak3.6g.temp.image)
- load updates
- modify Welcome window header to read "Squeak 3.6gamma (Basic)"
- modify Welcome window near the top to discuss Full vs. Basic image
- modify Welcome window near bottom to say "Further Documentation - The
Swiki". Also change SqueakMap section to read "over 300 packages".
- save Welcome window text
- copy Welcome window to ReadMe.txt window, then copy that to
ReadMe.txt file.
- run cleanup script (posted to the squeak list a few days ago)
- save image as "Squeak3.6gamma1-basic.image"
- put the image, changes, and ReadMe.txt file in a zip file and upload
to the uiuc ftp site

Creating 3.6gamma candidate Full image:
- start with 3.6gamma candidate Basic image created above
- open SM Package Loader. (this will initialize various SM things, but
that's okay for the Full image)
- install "Upgrade to 3.6 Full" package
- unset author initials by executing "Utilities setAuthorInitials: '' "
(vmmaker package sets them for some reason)
- download "Worlds Of Squeak" package, unzip Games and SqueakIn3D
project files
- enter Worlds of Squeak project
- open filelist and load Games and SqueakIn3D projects
- with project windows, bring up halo on inner project & drag out
- open halo on systemwindow & close it, but don't delete project when
- move project morphs to appropriate locations
- go back to parent project and close Package Loader window
- modify Welcome window header to read "Squeak 3.6gamma (Full)"
- save image as "Squeak3.6-full.image".
- put the image, changes, and ReadMe.txt file in a zip file and upload
to the uiuc ftp site

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