[Pharo-users] Windows installation broken?

Travis Ayres trayres at gmail.com
Sun Jun 17 15:29:17 EDT 2018


I wonder how many people tried Pharo, thought "Oh this is totally broken"
and are never going to give it a second (or third) chance.

On Sun, Jun 17, 2018 at 11:26 AM, phil at highoctane.be <phil at highoctane.be>
wrote:

> The current website shows the wrong link, the installer for the bleeding
> edge is the wrong one in files.
> The situation on the Windows front is very very bad and not really
> improving.
>
> That being said, the installer on the CI is the right one and works.
>
> so, steal the installer from here: https://ci.inria.fr/pharo-ci-
> jenkins2/job/PharoLauncher
>
> This is the one you want:
>
> https://ci.inria.fr/pharo-ci-jenkins2/job/PharoLauncher/
>
> For having the latest lastet everything, go to the launcher settings, get
> into the devmode and open monticello and load the latest packages.
>
> Phil
>
>
>
> On Sun, Jun 17, 2018 at 7:17 PM Petr Fischer <petr.fischer at me.com> wrote:
>
>> I have a challenge for you: try to uninstall it :)
>>
>> Look at this thread for Win10 workarounds:
>> https://twitter.com/smalltalkdev/status/978973863332798464
>>
>> If you do not like workarounds, stay with standalone downloads (or
>> zeroconf for Linux).
>>
>> pf
>>
>> > Someone told me that they had difficulties installing Pharo under
>> Windows. So
>> > I had to see for myself.
>> >
>> > I booted my Mac mini into Windows 7 Ultimate (using Boot Camp),
>> downloaded
>> > and installed Pharo Launcher.
>> >
>> > That person was indeed correct. The Windows version of Pharo is badly
>> > broken. I created images for Pharo 5.0, 6.1, and 7.0, and all three
>> refused
>> > to open (presumably, they just crash).
>> >
>> > Am I missing something? What am I doing wrong?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Sent from: http://forum.world.st/Pharo-Smalltalk-Users-f1310670.html
>> >
>>
>>
>>
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