[Pharo-users] Windows installation broken?

Herbert Vojčík herby at mailbox.sk
Mon Jun 18 09:39:42 EDT 2018



horrido wrote on 18. 6. 2018 0:04:
> This is what concerns me. I don't care that there are workarounds
> (undocumented or hard to find).
> 
> I care that Windows is a most popular development platform. I care that
> newcomers to Pharo easily find what they need to get started. I care about
> Pharo's reputation.
> 
> The last thing Pharo needs is a black eye.

Do you have enough balls to call out Steph for his obviously wrong 
decision to push Launcher down the users' throats and make him revert to 
working installers / zips? Cause AFAICT there's the bottleneck atm.

Herby

> Travis Ayres wrote
>> 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@
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>>   <
> 
>> phil@
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>> >
>> 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
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