[Pharo-project] compiled method inherits from Collection?

Fernando Olivero fernando.olivero at usi.ch
Tue Jun 19 05:46:48 EDT 2012


Thanks for the info, its a shame we cant easily change the vm.

Oh well, i should first ask for isCompiledMethod before isCollection now...

Fernando

On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 11:34 AM, Marcus Denker <marcus.denker at inria.fr> wrote:
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> On Jun 19, 2012, at 11:28 AM, Fernando Olivero wrote:
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>> (Object>>#name) isCollection = true
>>
>> Actually is a subclass of ByteArray (instead of collaborating with one).
>>
>> Does this seem strange to anybody else? Is it really needed?
>>
> CompiledMethods are magical.  They are highly optimized for saving space.
> If this is needed in 2012 where even a cellphone has half a gig of RAM is
> something that people are highly opinionated about.
>
> And the special format of CompiledMethod is something the VM knows.
>
> So: any change here means deep VM changes.
>
>        Marcus
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