[squeak-dev] How to submit something to the inbox (was: Graphical oddities across image save (squeak 5.1))

Tobias Pape Das.Linux at gmx.de
Sat Oct 7 18:12:12 UTC 2017

Thanks Dave!

> On 07.10.2017, at 20:02, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 07, 2017 at 11:12:10AM -0400, Bob Arning wrote:
>> I never learned how. :-(
> I am sure you are not the only one. I guess we should get some very simple
> and clear instructions on the squeak.org page for How To Contribute to the
> Inbox.

Two comments:

> If you do not mind giving it a try, here is what you can do:

Step 1 is optional but helps the discussion :) 
Inbox is open for all

> 1) Create an account on source.squeak.org
>  A) Using a web browser, go to http://source.squeak.org.
>  B) On the left side of the web page, click on "Register Member".
>  C) Fill in the information on the form. In the "Initials:" field, use your
>     regular author initials, same as for method stamps.
>  D) Click "Save".
>  E) Remember the password that you just defined, because you will use it
>     in step 2 below.

Note to _NOT_ use valuable passwords in step E. We have yet to provide HTTPS here.

Best regards

> 2) Open the inbox repository
>  A) In your Squeak 5.1 image, open a Monticello Browser.
>  B) On the right hand side of the browser, highlight the "http://source.squeak.org.trunk" repository.
>  C) Do a right-click, select "edit repository info"
>  D) In the edit dialog, change "trunk" to "inbox" in the location, put
>     your author initials in the "user" field, and put your new password
>     in the "password" field.
>  E) Click "Accept"
>  F) Verify that http://source.squeak.org/inbox now appears as a repository
>     in the right hand pane of your Monticello browser.
> 3) Get ready to commit your changes to the inbox
>  A) Make sure your image is updated (world -> help... -> update code from server)
>  B) In the Monticello browser, highlight package "Morphic" on the left, and
>     repository "http://source.squeak.org/trunk" on the right.
>  C) Click the "Changes" button on the top.
>  D) The "changes" here are the differences between your image and the most
>     recent version in the trunk repository. Verify that these are the changes
>     that you want to submit, no more and no less. If something looks wrong, stop
>     and ask for tips on the squeak-dev list.
> 4) Submit your changes to the inbox
>  A) Now highlight the "http://source.squeak.org/inbox" repository on the right
>     pane of the Monticello browser, and package "Morphic" on the left.
>  B) Click the "Save" button on the top of the Monticello browser.
>  C) In the dialog that opens now, find the "empty log message" text. Replace
>     it with your description of what you are changing. This would be the same
>     kind of description that you would put into the preamble of a change set.
>  D) Click "Accept"
>  E) Wait for the changes to be sent to the inbox repository.
> 5) Follow ups
>  A) Your new update should now appear in the inbox. In the Monticello browser,
>     highlight the inbox repository and click the "Open" button at the top.
>     A Repository Browser will open. Click the "Refresh" button, and you should
>     see your new entry listed. You can also find in through the web interface
>     for http://source.squeak.org.
>  B) On the squeak-dev list, a mail notification should appear within a few minutes
>     to notify the list about your new submission.
>  C) You can reply to that notification on the list, or to your earlier mail thread
>     to offer any other explanations or to ask someone to look at your inbox submission
>     and move it to trunk (or to "treated inbox" if it is not suitable for trunk for
>     some reason).
> Dave
>> On 10/7/17 10:37 AM, Tobias Pape wrote:
>>>> On 07.10.2017, at 14:15, Bob Arning <arning315 at comcast.net> wrote:
>>>> It seems like rule 34 is handled differently by primitiveDisplayString 
>>>> and primitiveCopyBits. If I add code as exists elsewhere to unhibernate 
>>>> forms and retry, all is working as expected:
>>> This seems like a very reasonable thing.
>>> Care to put it into the inbox?
>>> Best regards
>>> 	-Tobias

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