[Pharo-users] [ANN] Pharo Launcher v1.2 release

Serge Stinckwich serge.stinckwich at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 04:48:17 EDT 2018

On Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 9:04 AM Christophe Demarey <
christophe.demarey at inria.fr> wrote:

> Le 19 juin 2018 à 16:28, Serge Stinckwich <serge.stinckwich at gmail.com> a
> écrit :
> Thank you Christophe for your work !
> I really appreciate it.
> I dl the 64 bits VM for macOS. Everytime I run a 32 bits image, I have a
> warning that using a 32 bits images, require a 32 bits VM.
> And then when I select yes, everything works. Why having this warning
> everytime ?
> I added this warning so that people are aware that they use 32-bit images
> on a 64-bit system. We are moving to mostly 64-bit images.
> The biggest concern for this warning was raised by a Linux user: he
> installed a 64-bit Pharo Launcher and was surprised to not be able to
> launch 32-bit images. Indeed, on linux, you need additional set up (i.e.
> install 32-bit libraries) to be able to launch 32-bit images.
> I understand thi warning could be annoying. Maybe I should add a setting
> to ignore these warnings? Would it be enough? Or should I only warn on
> Linux where it is really important? But in this case, people could may not
> be aware of using 32 or 64 bits images.
​Yes maybe only have the warnings on Linux made more sense. ​

Could you open an issue for that?

​Ok done here:
​ ​

Serge Stinckwich
"Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for
machines to execute."http://www.doesnotunderstand.org/
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