[Pharo-project] Squeaksource Mirror Q&A
Gastón Dall' Oglio
gaston.dalloglio at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 21:00:44 EST 2012
Maybe you are interesting too in CoralCDN. See:
2012/1/25 Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr>
> thanks a lot Udo.
> We really appreciate that.
> I was in contact with nicolas about SmalltalkHub. They were trying to see
> if they could build a complete pharo solution for the back-end.
> > All,
> > building on top of Johan's work I built kind of a squeaksource CDN. This
> CDN mirrors squeaksource daily and should provide fast access to all
> packages using "nearby" edge location. Before making this public I'd like
> to get some feedback on it's speed and reliability - especially if you are
> far away (in terms of hops and bandwidth) from the real squeaksource server.
> > So if you can spare some time please drop me a mail and I'll send you
> further details.
> > Thanks,
> > Udo
> > On 17.01.12 15:00, Johan Fabry wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >> Alex notified me that there were some mails flying around here about
> the squeaksource mirror. I'm usually not on this mailing list because of
> its high volume. I'd like to gather some questions that have been raised in
> the last few days (thanks Nabble!) and give answers / share my thoughts.
> I'll try to keep it brief.
> >> - How to use the mirror. If you don't know or tend to forget, just
> point a web browser at http://dsal.cl/squeaksource Everything is
> explained there. Write the URL on a post-it, add it to your browers
> favorites or whatever ;-) Just remember http://dsal.cl/squeaksource
> >> - Mirror not complete: It is supposed to be a full mirror of the public
> packages on Squeaksource. We are using wget to copy everything over. If you
> know of a project that misses packages, please send me a mail (personally,
> not to the list is best I guess) and we will try to debug the issue.
> >> - Pharo 1.4 / ObjectAsMethodWrapper issues: The redirect package was
> written for 1.3, it uses ObjectAsMethodWrapper (i.e. method wrappers). I
> don't know why ObjectAsMethodWrapper (apparently) is no longer in 1.4 but I
> would highly recommend including it as it is a very useful package. I
> thought even the profiler used it. In any case, I welcome any contributions
> on how to make it work for 1.4
> >> - Friendler configuration / user interface / having it in the core
> image / ...: I am all for it, but I cannot dedicate the time to this right
> now. All help is welcome and highly appreciated. I guess that some of you
> must be much more knowledgeable at preferences settings/user interfaces et
> al. so what would take you 10 minutes would take me a day ...
> >> I subscribed to the list now BTW so any comments/questions simply hit
> reply :-)
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> >> Johan Fabry
> >> jfabry at dcc.uchile.cl - http://dcc.uchile.cl/~jfabry
> >> PLEIAD Lab - Computer Science Department (DCC) - University of Chile
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