[squeak-dev] A Monticello browser wish...
das.linux at gmx.de
Wed Mar 11 07:27:31 UTC 2020
On Wed, 2020-03-11 at 08:19 +0100, Nicolas Cellier wrote:
> Hi all,
> maybe a web query of the kind find -newer some_date would restrict
> the flow
> of useless data.
I think one implementation of SqueakSource had that, but I'm unsure…
> Le mer. 11 mars 2020 à 07:43, Marcel Taeumel <marcel.taeumel at hpi.de>
> écrit :
> > Hi Eliot,
> > such a mechanism would also allow us to efficiently check for
> > updates in
> > the background and inform the user when it is time to update the
> > image. :-)
> > We need a new interface to source.squeak.org for that. Some simple
> > call.
> > A server-side check. Or maby some service in between that
> > periodically
> > downloads all file names and calculates possible updates from that.
> > Then no
> > changes to SqueakSource would be needed. But we would need an extra
> > server.
> > Maybe there is capacity on rackspace left? :-)
> > Just some thoughts.
> > Best,
> > Marcel
> > Am 11.03.2020 00:16:21 schrieb Eliot Miranda <
> > eliot.miranda at gmail.com>:
> > Hi All,
> > a useful addition to our modern lifestyle
> > <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JiRFG8r_Mg> would be an efficient
> > background visit to each repository in the full list of
> > repositories
> > (obtained in the Monticello browser when no package is selected),
> > to check
> > if any package in that repository has a package newer than those in
> > the
> > current image, and then to highlight the repository description in
> > bold
> > (that's the house style). One could then check the list
> > occasionally to
> > see if repositories other than trunk had updates. One would need a
> > preference to limit how often the repositories were polled (once an
> > hour
> > might be a good default), and it should happen below user
> > processing
> > priority, and the background process easily discardable when the
> > set of
> > repositories changes, etc.
> > _,,,^..^,,,_
> > best, Eliot
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