[Pharo-users] Having a more robust PharoLauncher in low-bandwidth conditions

Serge Stinckwich serge.stinckwich at gmail.com
Thu May 26 04:39:44 EDT 2016


On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 9:27 PM, Peter Uhnák <i.uhnak at gmail.com> wrote:
>> something like wget or curl
>
> there's also zeroconf as the alternative, or directly downloading the zip
> http://files.pharo.org/image/

I'm not sure I can use images build on the CI with zeroconf.

> Also Stef made a flash stick with Pharo, videos, etc. exactly for places
> like this (with bad or no internet).

Yes, sure. But you want to dl recent images, this does not work :-)

> But of course PharoLauncher shouldn't crash. Alternatively PharoLauncher as
> far as I know has a local cache, so maybe if you need just a fresh image and
> not the latest one you could reuse that?

I will look at PharoLauncher code if I have some time. At the moment,
I'm using wget to dl to my PharoLauncher directory.

Thank you.
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Serge Stinckwich
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