[Cuis-dev] cuis svg plugin
stes at telenet.be
Sat Jul 17 08:59:23 PDT 2021
As package name I've done an attempt to submit an update with a new package,
which only contains the VectorEnginePlugin:
# pkg contents squeak-vep
The above shows that 'squeak-vep' (VEP=VectorEnginePlugin) has 2 files,
one with the 32bit plugin and one with the 64bit plugin.
Both were compiled for the subversion 3806 release of Squeak (classic VM).
# pkg info squeak-vep
Summary: The Squeak Virtual Machine VectorEnginePlugin
This package can be installed or uninstalled independently of the Squeak VM.
For the OpenSmalltalk VM's I've done the same thing but with the names : cog-spur-vep and stack-spur-vep.
So one has a choice of either installing or uninstalling the plugin.
If there is a problem with the plugin - this can happen - then one can try to uninstall the plugin.
If in the future the 'upstream' Squeak VM incorporates the VEP, then this does not change a lot.
The packaging (whether it is IPS, Debian, RPM etc.) is independent of the main upstream sources;
As an example the SSLPlugin is in the mainstream Squeak distribution,
but I still package it independently as squeak-ssl (so that the SSL plugin can be installed or uninstalled).
My hope is that the Cuis VEP is incorporated/added to the OpenSmalltalk and Classic VM sources,
I like the VEP plugin, it is a great piece of work.
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