Friday 31st May, 2013
In the past I've done upgrades by binary diffs
but then you have to track each binary to get the right diff
Geomol, how do you handle changes in configuration structures that way?
Couldn't such structures just be small files, each taking care of a certain part of the configuration?
Following this thought, maybe all the mezzanine functions in %cortex.w (in World) should be separate files in a directory? And the shell commands should be separate files in a %libs/shell/ directory.
Reminds me, that I should pick up my database again. It has records as separate files.
well, that's black box theory
but things don't exist in isolation
Can't we make them? :)
some-func: func [input1 input2] [...] ; -> produces some output.
That's isolated, and it should work, even if other functions, it depends on, get updated. The task is to define each function/object as doing one simple thing.
And then implement a system like Erlang, where every piece can be hot-swapped.
so you want to distribute source code
each piece needs to be then signed
or virtual machine code
or real machine code
I think, that was what the Elate, that Amiga looked at, what about.
Ok, off topic now .. can move to ~Chit-chat or ~Humour :)
Henrik, the package repositories for older Debian versions are still available, but you'll have to change the URLs.
They are on
, so use a APT source like the following:
$RELEASE main contrib
(Replace $RELEASE with the codename of your Debian version.)
Yeah, too much work right now, but thanks, anyway. :-)
I'm just wondering (really, just that): is dev capacity (i.e. Cyphre GUI. other's on OSX, 64 bit) the limiting factor to accelerate in the short term? Or money?
Both, I guess.
We seem to have a somewhat limited dev pool to start with, and most of the people capable and willing to work on R3 are also tied up elsewhere (to make a living).
Maarten, from my point of view, it's dev capacity.
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