[Pharo-users] [ANN] Pharo Launcher v1.2 release

Tudor Girba tudor at tudorgirba.com
Tue Jun 19 10:01:32 EDT 2018

Great work!


> On Jun 19, 2018, at 3:55 PM, Christophe Demarey <Christophe.Demarey at inria.fr> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just released PharoLauncher 1.2. It includes a new windows installer that you can use without administrator privileges as well as binary signing for OS X and Windows. Also, Pharo Launcher is not anymore identified as ‘Pharo’ application and comes with its own icon.
> Here is the changelog (details on https://github.com/pharo-project/pharo-launcher/issues):
> New features:
> 	#21 Bless the DMG
> 	#46 sign pharo launcher app for windows
> 	#103 No way to rename a local template
> 	#107 Unable to add a description for the image using the Launcher UI
> 	#121 You can't see/sort images by last modified date
> Improvements:
> 	#69 Import command should also import pharo-local directory
> 	#70 Import command should delete origin folder if empty
> 	#73 Managers of Download of VMs and images should be in their own packages
> 	#76 Use https instead of http to requests the pharo file server
> 	#82 Official Distributions loads 32bit versions on 64bit System (i.e. provide better information on templates architecture)
> 	#86 Sort Existing Images Case-Insensitive
> 	#98 Copy and subfolders problem (contents no copied)
> 	#101 Templates from a local image are listed in "downloaded". "local" would be a better name
> 	#102 Template Cleared at Startup setting is enabled, making it weird when trying to use the template feature
> 	#106 Import could work if we select the parent folder of an image
> 	#109 Use latest pre-Spur VM to determine the image version
> 	#122 The Run without settings icon looks like a funny grey/which blob (missing alpha correction)
> Bux fixes:
> 	#41 #selectedMorphList was sent to nil
> 	#67 bash is not a command usable under windows
> 	#68 Does not launch images on Windows
> 	#85 Double click on an existing image open a file selector
> 	#88 Pharo Launcher on Windows > Failing
> 	#104 GUI bug makes Launcher unusable
> 	#110 Image launch not reliable on Windows
> 	#119 MessageNotUnderstood exception on launch
> 	#123 The status bar of the Launcher is broken, so can't easily show image descriptions 
> Big thanks to all contributors: code, issues report, comments, advices.
> You can get platform bundles from pharo download page or files.pharo.org: http://files.pharo.org/pharo-launcher/1.2/
> Regards,
> Christophe.


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