[V3dot10] Monticello and 3.10
A.Wacknitz at gmx.de
Tue Aug 7 17:31:43 UTC 2007
Lex Spoon wrote:
> What shall we choose about Monticello and 3.10? Opening up the latest
> development image and updating in the package browser, I see 4
> available versions of Monticello:
> - the version that comes with it
> - version 1.5
> - the "bootstrap" version needed to install the above
> - version 2
> It is really great to see so much attention being paid to Monticello!
> For a network-maintained version of Squeak to work out, it is
> essential to have a good system for loading and unloading packages.
> For the specific issue of 3.10, though, we need to settle down on a
> standard version, plus possibly some optional variants. The main
> thing I am worried about are compatibility issues. While forks in
> general are fine, it does not make sense to have a fork *within* the
> 3.10 package universe.
> So let me ask a couple of questions to start with:
> 1. Which of these versions can be loaded simultaneously? If they
> have overlapping class names, then they need to be marked as
> conflicting, something that is not even supported in package
> universes right now.
> 2. Can you load and save the same packages with all of these? We
> need to insure that all packages in the 3.10 package universe can
> loaded by all Monticello versions that we bless.
I cannot load the version "r40Beta.1" of package "Magma Tester-beta" in
with 3.10beta (7137). When I try to load it, I'll get the following error:
Error: no installer handles file
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