[Newbies] Re: Where is BytecodeGenerator?

Klaus D. Witzel klaus.witzel at cobss.com
Tue Jun 5 19:13:47 UTC 2007

Hi Damian,

class BytecodeGenerator in the NewCompiler.image ('Squeak3.9 of 7 November  
2006'). Download NewComiler.zip from

- http://www.iam.unibe.ch/~scg/Research/NewCompiler/

and enjoy.


P.S. the owner of NewCompiler is not subscribed to this list :|

On Tue, 05 Jun 2007 20:55:20 +0200, Damian Dobroczyn'ski wrote:

> Matthew Fulmer napisa?(a):
>> On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 02:31:40PM +0200, Damian Dobroczy??ski wrote:
>>> Documentation says
>>> that it should be Squeak 3.7 which means VM v. 3.7 or image v. 3.7?
>> That always means an image version 3.7. VM version is
>> independent of image version, even though they mirror each
>> other. Any image version should work with any VM between the
>> latest VM, and the VM that was released with it.
> Thx for the explanation. I've just downloaded sources of Squeak v. 3.7
> (the image) and it DOES NOT contain BytecodeGenerator (should it?)
> So, I downoladed full installation of Squeak3.7 (binaries and image),
> ran SqueakMap Package Loader and....ended up with dialog which happily  
> says:
> "Reading an instance of ByteSymbol. Which modern class should it
> translate to? a) Let me type the new name now; b) Let me think about it;
> c) Let me find a conversion file on the disk". ????!!!!!!. The system
> browser poped-up with its whole majesty & glory displaying such a piece
> of miracle code:
> byteSymbolx0
> 	^ PutNewClassHere
> Of course SqueakMap Package Loader IS NOT installing anything any more.
> Thanx.
> Does it mean something? The image is corrupted? The sources file is
> corrupted? It's a joke, isn't it?
> It's becoming funnier every minute I spent on Squeak...really. Simply,
> anything which I'm interested in is unusable. First Magma smart start-up
> objects strangle the whole system, now GOODS Smalltalk interface calls
> for enigmatic BytecodeGenerator which exists - somewhere in space. When
> I politely download the required version (with this
> Byte<something>Generator) - I'm expected to find a class for a symbol
> ?????? It's a joke for sure but I do not have enough sense of humor...
> So, my question is still valid: WHERE IS the BytecodeGenerator ????? How
> can I install this class and its heirs on current, modest, three point
> seve/eight/nine image? Somebody help me please.
> D.

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