[squeak-dev] The Inbox: System-cmm.1059.mcz

Chris Muller asqueaker at gmail.com
Wed Apr 3 01:17:37 UTC 2019

On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 7:08 PM Levente Uzonyi <leves at caesar.elte.hu> wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Apr 2019, Chris Muller wrote:
> > Hi Jakob and Tim R.,
> >
> >>> I understand that you like Metacello and GitInfrastructure and may
> >>> wish to promote their use to others, but as Karl mentioned we already
> >>> have existing places in the IDE dedicated to package installation, we
> >>> should not introduce another new place, especially one so orthogonal
> >>> to its regular purpose.  I guess you wouldn't to see "Installer
> >>> installMagma" in there, right?
> >>
> >> On the other hand, installing Metacello is nearly every time the first thing I have to do in a fresh Trunk image to load any projects from GitHub with their dependencies.
> >> The shorter the way to install Metacello, the better. I was delighted to have it in the menu. Not that I particularly like Metacello, but I *need* it.
> >
> > You need a proper solution to dependency management, adding our
> You mean a tool like Metacello?

In this case Metacello is a pre-req package needing loaded,
so, no.  Are you making a joke?

It should be handled the same as everything else:  a script that
checks / loads Metacello and then the dependent app, and store that
script in SqueakMap.

 - Chris

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