[squeak-dev] How to submit something to the inbox
arning315 at comcast.net
Sun Oct 8 11:26:53 UTC 2017
On 10/7/17 2:02 PM, David T. Lewis 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
> If you do not mind giving it a try, here is what you can do:
> 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.
> 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.
That's "/trunk" right?
> 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
"Graphics" in this case?
> repository "http://source.squeak.org/trunk" on the right.
This is the same "trunk" that I renamed to "inbox" in the previous step?
> 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.
If I get changes from trunk, it is one method. If I get changes from
inbox, it is a bazillion. So, if I save to inbox, am I saving one or a
> 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).
>> 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
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