[Pharo-project] Way to see diffs between different builds?

Patrik Sundberg patrik.sundberg at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 08:39:08 EDT 2012


On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 1:25 PM, Camillo Bruni <camillobruni at gmail.com>wrote:

>
> On 2012-07-25, at 14:10, Patrik Sundberg wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Is there a way to see the diffs (in terms of changes to image) between
> one
> > 2.0 build number and another? I don't see any obvious link on the CI
> server
> > to it, and the github export seems to be done in a way that makes the
> diffs
> > enourmous.
>
> you can use the git repos and filter out non-st methods:
> git diff $VERSION_A $VERSION_B -- $(git diff --name-only $VERSION_A
> $VERSION_B | grep .st)
>
>
Ok, I'll try that. I haven't looked at it more closely, but how come the
diffs get so HUGE? is there any easy wins to get more "proper" diffs?

> If not, is there a way to do it in image? I can only see changes for
> > individual MC packages, not a more system level diff to see exactly what
> > changed from one build to another.
>
> We should have a global Pharo MC Package which has all other packages as
> dependencies, that would simplify quite a few things here...
>
> Otherwise you're stuck with downloading the image for a specific version
> which might be corrupted, and thus leaves you without any chance of
> inspecting the changes...
>
>
Right, a fully packetized system with meta-packages would seem ideal.
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