[Pharo-project] About 1.2

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Sun Feb 27 09:03:07 CET 2011


On Feb 27, 2011, at 1:06 AM, Norbert Hartl wrote:

> Why do you think the break of 1.1 build  is xml related?

This is what marcus was saying. May be the configuration did not point to the right version.

> To me it appears either a PharoSound or metacello problem. The build is unable to load Collections-Arithmetic. Either it is missing from the package-cache or erronously pulled in via dependency that is not right.

ok
Still this is an EXAMPLE of the kind of problems the infrastructure should fix.

Let us focus on distributions based on metacello.

Stef

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> Norbert
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> Am 25.02.2011 um 21:50 schrieb Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr>:
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>> Hi guys
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>> 1.2 should go out. Marcus and me should spend their time on 1.3, OPAL and the rest.
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>> Now for PharoDev we want to remove packages that are not about tools.
>> If you want XML, openDBX... help us using Metacello to build distributions = something that will work in 1.2 when 
>> we will be in Pharo 10. Right now this is not normal that a problem in XML in 1.2 impacts the builds in 1.1.
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>> Proposing bloated images DOES NOT HELP US. Why? Because the goal is to have an INFRASTRUCTURE to take 
>> a small image with a metacello description repository and load whatever we want. In the future we want to use 
>> metacello to manage core and not to have a distinction between core and dev. We should be able to load all the time
>> RBEngine and use it all the time to fix the system. 
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>> Right now we are LOSING TIME on fixing 1.2 configs while we should invest in the infrastructure that will enable 
>> to be agile and load whatever configuration we/you will develop.
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>> So can we be focus on the infrastructure? The concept and tools that we will make us be really powerful in the 
>> future?
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>> So if the community does not hear our call, we the board will take actions. We do not want to do that but if this
>> is necessary we will do it because we want 1.2 to get out.
>> 
>> Stef
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