[Pharo-dev] what is NativeBoost?

Robert Withers robert.w.withers at gmail.com
Wed Oct 14 12:34:26 EDT 2015


Awesome! SO you can do emulation. That's fantastic.

thanks so much ^^
Robert

On 10/14/2015 12:30 PM, Esteban Lorenzano wrote:
> it allows you to define and execute assembly code in the image.
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> Esteban
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>> On 14 Oct 2015, at 18:24, Robert Withers <robert.w.withers at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> I'd think there's just as much concern with all the globals.  What does ASMJIT do? a Jit?
>>
>> thanks so much ^^
>> Robert
>>
>> On 10/14/2015 11:18 AM, Esteban Lorenzano wrote:
>>> but beware… ASMJIT part of NB (and well… NB it self, that means) will fade away…
>>> it will remain compatible (95% of the cases), but we will unload it… there is a lot of maintainability and security concerns around it.
>>>
>>> Esteban
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>>>> On 14 Oct 2015, at 17:13, Max Leske <maxleske at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>>>> On 14 Oct 2015, at 17:01, Robert Withers <robert.w.withers at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I ran across it browsing and it looks pretty interesting. It's purpose remains a mystery to to me.
>>>>
>>>> NativeBoost provides an FFI. It’s used by Athens for example to render the fonts in Pharo using Cairo (http://cairographics.org).
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Max
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> thanks so much ^^
>>>>> Robert
>>>>>
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