[Pharo-project] [squeak-dev] Mac OS X VM (Squeak 3.8.20beta1U) issue
John M McIntosh
johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Thu Jan 15 14:55:11 EST 2009
Ok, what I'm going to do here is push out a 3.8.21 later today.
I will revert to the old behaviour, however this will have a
info.plist flag that allows you choose the new mmap performance since
it does gain a few hundred milliseconds of time on a launch.
The new behaviour has I believe these two bugs which are show stoppers
for general release.
(a) Save image when image is on a NFS drive, does not work. VM locks
up, image file is truncated.
(b) Sporadic reports of image write failing when on local hard drive.
I will retain the new behaviour for the iPhone VM since the saving is
on the order of seconds.
On 14-Jan-09, at 7:53 AM, John M McIntosh wrote:
> Ok, well I'll push out a 3.8.21b1 later today.
> On 14-Jan-09, at 7:25 AM, Alain Fischer wrote:
>> The server is Mac OS X 10.5 (Darwin Kernel Version 9.6.0)
>> On 14 janv. 09, at 16:12, John M McIntosh wrote:
>>> Ok, well it seems there is a problem with mmap and mapping files
>>> on NFS drives under older versions of linux.
>>> So is the server involved linux?
>>> Obviously I can see a 3.8.21 series VM being generated tomorrow..
John M. McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com>
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