When is a stack "really" loaded?

Jim Sims sims at ezpzapps.com
Tue Mar 25 14:14:25 EDT 2008


On Mar 24, 2008, at 6:45 PM, Phil Davis wrote:
>  if you want to replace an in-memory stack with a newer version  
> that's on a server, one simple and reliable way to do it is download  
> the server stackfile under a temp name, then (if the download was  
> successful) rename the temp file to the filename of the one you want  
> to replace, then use Rev's "revert" command to replace the in-memory  
> copy with the downloaded one. Notice that this approach does not  
> load the server stack into memory until "revert".

The docs do not seem to have much to say about revert.

Would someone please explain what the above script might look like?



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