[Pharo-users] [Pharo-dev] [ANN] New Windows VM - Fixes 1903 error

Serge Stinckwich serge.stinckwich at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 09:24:05 EDT 2019


Yes this what I want to know.
How to know there is an update, without downloading the update ?

On Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 10:26 PM Richard O'Keefe <raoknz at gmail.com> wrote:

> I understood Serge Stinkwich's question to be "at any given time, how do
> we know whether
> the VM we have is the latest one for our platform?"  Certainly that was
> what I wanted to
> know.  When I use the Launcher, I don't see any way to ask "is this VM
> I've selected up-
> to-date".  If I click on Update, the Launcher starts an HTTP request or
> not, and after
> enough time to make me think it is downloading quite a lot, just stops.
> If I repeat the
> action, the whole process repeats.  This makes me think that the Launcher
> is not looking
> to see whether there is a new version, just downloading whatever is latest
> at the other
> end.
>
> It would be nice to have an "is this image/VM up todate?" button
> somewhere, that just
> gets a few bytes of version number + checksum.
>
> On Sat, 21 Sep 2019 at 01:40, Pablo Tesone <tesonep at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Serge,
>>
>>    in any Pharo Image (7 or 8) in the Option System / System Reporter
>>
>> There should be something like:
>>
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Pablo
>>
>>
>> On 20/09/2019 13:24, Serge Stinckwich wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 11:07 AM tesonep at gmail.com <tesonep at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>     a new stable VM has been deployed. This VM uses a new version of
>>> libSSH allowing us to work in the latest Windows version.
>>>
>>> It can be directly updated using Pharo Launcher or downloaded using
>>> ZeroConf scripts.
>>>
>>> To update from Pharo Launcher you have to access to the VM Manager
>>> window.
>>> Just click on the marked button and then in "Update"
>>> [image: updateVM.png]
>>>
>>>
>> This great Pablo, I didn't know that there is a VM manager.
>> I want to save my bandwidth.
>> How do we know, we have the last VM ?
>>
>>
>> --
>> Serge Stinckwic
>> h
>>
>> Int. Research Unit
>>  on Modelling/Simulation of Complex Systems (UMMISCO)
>> Sorbonne University
>>  (SU)
>> French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD)
>> U
>> niversity of Yaoundé I, Cameroon
>> "Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for
>> machines to execute."
>> https://twitter.com/SergeStinckwich
>>
>>

-- 
Serge Stinckwic
​h​

Int. Research Unit
 on Modelling/Simulation of Complex Systems (UMMISCO)
​Sorbonne University
 (SU)
French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD)​
U
​niversity of Yaoundé I​, Cameroon
"Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for
machines to execute."
https://twitter.com/SergeStinckwich
​
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