[Pharo-users] How to fix the Pharo launcher Windows installation! (WAS: Windows installation broken?)

Sean Glazier sglazier456 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 15:36:13 EDT 2018


Do you need more smalltalkers on your team who have real-time control
experience? I would love to contribute. I agree more windows support is
needed

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Sean Glazier

On Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 3:29 PM <Vincent.Blondeau at lamresearch.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
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> Indeed, the Windows environment is not the one where Pharo is working the
> best. Last week, I tried to install it on one of my coworker desktop and
> there was some issues that was solvable with some workarounds, it is
> temporary and the windows support will be improved soon: I’m currently
> working on it, especially on making the Pharo launcher in a read only mode.
> This way, no administrative privileges will be required to run the launcher.
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> In the meantime, to make the launcher working under Windows:
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>    1. Run with administrative privileges
>    2. Uncheck: [image: cid:image001.png at 01D406FB.17336870]
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> If you are in a mood to help and contribute to this project (I hope you
> are!), please report the issues there:
> https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues and feel free to
> suggest some fixes to them :)
>
>
>
> And please, keep this thread related to Pharo…
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> Thanks,
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pharo-users [mailto:pharo-users-bounces at lists.pharo.org] On Behalf
> Of horrido
> Sent: Sunday, June 17, 2018 15:04
> To: pharo-users at lists.pharo.org
> Subject: Re: [Pharo-users] Windows installation broken?
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> This is what concerns me. I don't care that there are workarounds
> (undocumented or hard to find).
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> 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.
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> The last thing Pharo needs is a black eye.
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> Travis Ayres wrote
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> > I wonder how many people tried Pharo, thought "Oh this is totally broken"
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> > and are never going to give it a second (or third) chance.
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> >
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> > On Sun, Jun 17, 2018 at 11:26 AM,
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> > phil@
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> >  <
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> > phil@
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> > >
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> > wrote:
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> >> The current website shows the wrong link, the installer for the
>
> >> bleeding edge is the wrong one in files.
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> >> The situation on the Windows front is very very bad and not really
>
> >> improving.
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> >>
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> >> That being said, the installer on the CI is the right one and works.
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> >>
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> >> so, steal the installer from here:
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> >> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__ci.inria.fr_phar
>
> >> o-2Dci-2D&d=DwICAg&c=RWI7EqL8K9lqtga8KxgfzvOYoob76EZWE0yAO85PVMQ&r=kI
>
> >> ZIYXBAA3fhM7P5HOuTC5w6mnEApTfXPTq3lR34ZiY&m=klRHeEtFlmi7VP-TR5D2bSZ_E
>
> >> UF1hAdJcuTH4GnReBY&s=xfU91HKFoB5JIZXWRUqBvOkomomuAqWw_gQvBmGRwiw&e=
>
> >> jenkins2/job/PharoLauncher
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> >>
>
> >> This is the one you want:
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> >>
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> >> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__ci.inria.fr_phar
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> >> o-2Dci-2Djenkins2_job_PharoLauncher_&d=DwICAg&c=RWI7EqL8K9lqtga8Kxgfz
>
> >> vOYoob76EZWE0yAO85PVMQ&r=kIZIYXBAA3fhM7P5HOuTC5w6mnEApTfXPTq3lR34ZiY&
>
> >> m=klRHeEtFlmi7VP-TR5D2bSZ_EUF1hAdJcuTH4GnReBY&s=TsRgHOYVLDp0q9g8BzEb8
>
> >> s8yLy_v32DEMOxtvIcvTOg&e=
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> >>
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> >> For having the latest lastet everything, go to the launcher settings,
>
> >> get into the devmode and open monticello and load the latest packages.
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> >>
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> >> Phil
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Kind Regards,

Sean Glazier
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