[Pharo-project] A radical proposal (to cut down dead code)

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Sun May 29 15:22:57 EDT 2011


On May 29, 2011, at 9:09 PM, askoh wrote:

> Dead code in the development image is not a serious problem. They may be used
> by specific applications.
> 
> What is desirable is to remove dead code from application images that are
> ready for distribution. VisualWorks has RuntimePackager to strip the
> application image before distribution. Pharo should have something like
> that.
> 
> The alternative is to build an application by importing needed code into a
> bare bone image.

this is what we will do in the future. But there is no magic building good package is the way to 
go. 


> Is Spoon trying to do this?
> 
> All the best,
> Aik-Siong Koh
> 
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