[squeak-dev] Installer loading cryptography mcm files: used to work (I think) and doesn't now
David T. Lewis
lewis at mail.msen.com
Wed Jun 17 12:54:59 UTC 2020
I do not know the cause, but I'll try to figure it out today. We have
been running squeaksource.com on a significantly updated image for
about 7 days. Very likely that is when the problem first appeared.
On Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 05:08:14AM +0200, Levente Uzonyi wrote:
> Well, it actually seems to be a squeaksource.com issue. All .mcm files
> served by squeaksource.com seem to be missing their repository
> information. E.g.:
> source.squeak.org is not affected by this:
> On Wed, 17 Jun 2020, Levente Uzonyi wrote:
> >I had a quick look and the breakage seems to come from the recent
> >MonticelloConfigurations changes.
> >If you open the configuration browser on any configuration, the reposities
> >of the configuration will not be parsed correctly. Their locations will
> >always be #nil.
> >On Tue, 16 Jun 2020, tim Rowledge wrote:
> >>A little while back - late May (or as we refer to it around here, very
> >March) - we had a thread about loading the Cryptography package etc. I'd
> >swear that
> >>(Installer ss) project: 'Cryptography'; install: 'ProCrypto-1-1-1'.
> >>worked to load it. There are multiple emails referring to that; it's what
> >rww sugested.
> >>Today it fails because the two repositories that the read-in
> >MCConfiguration has are set with a location of #nil (not nil, #nil). This
> >is a *plain 5.3-19435 release image, freshly started* and just run the
> >incantation in a workspace. I've tried several older configurations from
> >the Cryptography repository in case I screwed up the mcm file, but no
> >change. When I examine the mcm files they clearly don't have any
> >repository names in there. I'm baffled how using that install command
> >could have loaded anything.
> >>Somewhere I must have done some prior required thing in those earlier
> >and failed to note it, surely? Right now I'm just assuming this is 2020
> >having fun with me...
> >>tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
> >>Strange OpCodes: RCS: Read Card Sideways
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