[Pharo-project] Experimental Cocoa OS-X based Squeak Cog JIT VM 5.8b12

Philippe Marschall kustos at gmx.net
Sat Oct 16 11:48:52 EDT 2010

On 11.10.2010 07:01, John M McIntosh wrote:
> I've stuck a version (5.8b12) of the cocoa based os-x squeak cog JIT based VM in my experimental folder. 
> http://homepage.mac.com/johnmci/.Public/experimental/Squeak%205.8b12.app.zip
> This is based on the latest Cog VM source (oct 10/10/10).
> Changes to the support logic: 
> (a) Supply file create/mod times & size based on target of symbolic link versus the link file node. 
> (b) Untrusted directory was set wrong, use same default value as 4.2.x VM ~/Library/Preferences/Squeak/Internet/My Squeak/
> (c)  There is no -pathenc option
> (d) Attempt to integrate changes into Cog branch to allow you to compile VM from the Cog branch. 
> *** This does not work yet, 90% there, Eliot and I still have some pencil sharping to do...  ***
> Now the big news is that I pushed a version of the Squeak Cog stack VM to the Apple App Store! 
> It's rough, but it's a candidate for review by Apple's special App review committee. It does not have socket support and we are seeing if they 
> allow us to move image/change files in and out of the Documents folder via a desktop machine.  I should know more by next weekend. 
> If accepted then I am looking to the Smalltalk community to help in building a viable image to allow people to edit source code on an iPad.
> Lastly, yes something broken in open/gl on os-x 10.4 I hope to look at the issue this week. 

I have to download the LocalePlugin to get the correct timezone offset
(otherwise I get a primitive failure) but I guess that's to be expected.

Otherwise it seems to work.


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