[squeak-dev] unable to get past update 178 to get to a current image

Chris Muller asqueaker at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 20:40:58 UTC 2011

Sorry for the trouble Randal.  The interesting thing is, I think the
prior symptoms were actually better _before_ I "fixed" it; where you
merely had to update again..  Oh well.

I will post a new alpha image that is well-beyond this problem.

 - Chris

On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 7:44 PM, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 05:01:02PM -0700, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>> I had a pre-4.2 trunk that I thought it would be a good time to update.
>> It failed when I got to update 178.
>> First, I got asked for initials.  Never a good sign on an update stream.
>> Then, I get stuck at a pop-up for "Merging Monticello-cmm.440".  No idea
>> what to do with that.
>> So I figured I'd just download a new image that was post 4.2, just in
>> case.  The only ones I know about are at http://ftp.squeak.org/trunk/.
>> The -10779 image there fails ** at exactly the same place **.
>> Help.  How do I get a current image?  And why is this broken?
> There was a catch-22 problem in the update stream associated with some
> updates to Montecello. See this thread:
>  http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/squeak-dev/2011-March/158194.html
> I think the workaround is just to reject the merges and carry on.
> Chris made a valiant and no doubt endlessly frustrating attempt to
> chop the head off the Lernaean Hydra, but I'm afraid the manual
> reject-merge is still required.
> Dave

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