[self-interest] Self 4.4 Alpha 1 Release
mail at russell-allen.com
Sun Feb 8 01:57:17 UTC 2009
I've put a source tarball up and a link from the Downloads page at
The other option is to clone the Git repository at GitHub -
The 4.4.alpha1 tag corresponds to the tarball.
John Leuner wrote:
> > so I've put together an
> > initial alpha to get things moving.
> Is there a source tarball for this alpha release?
> > Download it from selflanguage.org
> > What we have is:
> > - Working MacOS X VM with installer
> > - Working Linux x86 VM
> > - Freshly built Clean.snap
> > Currently missing is:
> > - an updated Demo.snap
> > - Sparc and Intel Solaris VMs. I don't have easy access to a Sparc
> > machine and would greatly appreciate it if someone who does could
> > help
> > out. It would be a great pity to have to abandon Self's first
> > platform!
> > - release documentation, notes etc.
> > Please read the short ReadMe file!
> > Unfortunately the Snapshot and MacOS X VM form a pair; you can't open
> > Clean.snap in a 4.3 VM so be wary if you already have a 4.3 VM on
> > your
> > system that your Mac doesn't try to use it instead of the new one.
> > How
> > to handle VM versioning is a subject I'd like to discuss with anyone
> > with experience in it.
> > This is an initial alpha and hasn't been tested. Everything is up for
> > change including distribution methods, packaging etc. Please comment
> > and try out; in particular please sing out if the Linux VM doesn't
> > work
> > on your distro.
> > Best,
> > Russell
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