[Pharo-dev] [Pharo-users] I love the launcher!!!!

Stephane Ducasse stepharo.self at gmail.com
Fri Nov 24 02:35:46 EST 2017


Yes I do something similar to ben.

Stef

On Fri, Nov 24, 2017 at 4:43 AM, Ben Coman <btc at openinworld.com> wrote:
> Every time I investigate an issue from the tracker, I start with a new fresh
> image.
> Often its useful to track down which build introduced a bug, so I need to
> bisect the last 500 builds or so.
> I select a build version from the "Template" side and create an image named
> "CaseCCCCC-BBBBB"
> where CCCCC is the issue number and BBBBB is the build number.
> I'll quickly end up with a dozen images then delete all but the two either
> side of where the bug was introduced,
> to examine the differences between them, and develop a fix for the later
> build, then testing that fix in the latest build.
>
> Also when someone announces a new library, I can quickly create a new image
> "SomeProject-BBBBB"
> which I can dip my toes into as I get time available.
>
> Nowadays the matching VM is automatically downloaded, which makes it easier
> to keep up with the latest VM+Image.
>
> cheers -ben
>
> On 23 November 2017 at 19:56, Herby Vojčík <herby at mailbox.sk> wrote:
>>
>> Stephane Ducasse wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> I love the PharoLauncher.
>>
>>
>> Pardon my question, I have downloaded it and looked at it, but I don't get
>> it. What does it do / what are the use cases (honest question)?
>>
>> Thanks, Herby
>>
>>
>>> It helps me to manage my parallel development and projects.
>>>
>>> We should put a link on the Pharo web site because
>>>
>>> http://files.pharo.org/platform/launcher/
>>>
>>> is arcane.
>>>
>>> Stef
>>>
>>
>>
>




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