[Pharo-project] renggli mirror created on smalltalkhub

Camillo Bruni camillobruni at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 11:01:07 EDT 2012

On 2012-07-04, at 16:55, Sean P. DeNigris wrote:

> Camillo Bruni-3 wrote
>>> Another  stuff I simply do not get is package-cache. Why is it local to
>>> every other Pharo image? Why can't I say drop all below package-cache on
>>> my machine that's it. I do not know how many copies I have around here
>>> with the same "information". I can not see why this should make sens in
>>> the "standard" case....
>> you're absolutely right :)
>> Here in lille almost everybody sets up symlinks to have a single shared
>> instance of a package-cache :)
> Really?! I haven't gone this route yet because I read that the performance
> was really slow. Is that no longer the case? How about on 1.4?

no! I patched MC's caching behavior in many places, plus with the new
FS primitives you're pretty fast.

For instance, browsing the commit history is fluent once you have all the
packages in your cache.

AFAIK under 1.4 I added most of the optimizations as well, but I cannot
guarantee anything :P

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