[Pharo-project] Which ConfigurationOfPharo should use in Pharo 1.2 ?

Guillermo Polito guillermopolito at gmail.com
Fri Feb 4 15:37:32 CET 2011


Dale, Is there a place where I can read how to configure the symbolic
versions?

Thx!
Guille :)

On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 11:29 AM, Dale Henrichs <dhenrich at vmware.com> wrote:

> ConfigurationOfPharo should have a #stable symbolic version defined that
> specifies the version that should be used in 1.2, 1.1, and 1.0 ... then one
> just loads the #stable version:
>
>  (ConfigurationOfPharo project version: #stable) load
>
> and you'll get the right version loaded for the platform version ... even
> though the version is under development I think it is valid to specify a
> #stable symbolic version for Pharo1.2, just so folks don't have to ask this
> question over and over again ... Don't let the name 'stable' scare you ...
>
> The intent is that the #stable symbolic version specifies the version that
> should be loaded .... the developer decides which versions are #stable for
> each platform version and when a new version becomes "the version to use"
> the developer updates the specification.
>
> The users of a configuration shouldn't have to think ... remember in the
> past the recommended pattern was:
>
>  ConfigurationOfPharo project latestVersion load
>
> and that worked fine until Pharo1.1 and Pharo1.2 were introduced. The
> expression:
>
>  (ConfigurationOfPharo project version: #stable) load
>
> is intended to replace the use of #latestVersion because it makes it
> possible to explicitly specify the "latest version" on a platform by
> platform and platform version basis...
>
> Sorry if I appear to be ranting ... I'm just trying to get the message
> out:)
>
> Dale
>
> On Feb 4, 2011, at 6:01 AM, Guillermo Polito wrote:
>
> I'm Using '1.2-beta2'.
>
> Should we remove invalid and unused versions?  I'll add a few comments at
> lunch time ;)
>
> On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 10:53 AM, Germán Arduino <garduino at gmail.com
> <mailto:garduino at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I tried the 2 latest Beta and fail, also the 1.1 version fail.
>
> Which ConfigurationOfPharo I should use with Pharo 1.2 ?
>
> Cheers.
>
>
>
>
>
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