[Newbies] Where is BytecodeGenerator?

Matthew Fulmer tapplek at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 21:33:52 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 08:55:20PM +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:

SqueakMap is completely and utterly broken on 3.7 and earlier
images, due to internationalization fixes in 3.8. We should put
a big warning somewhere..., not that it breaks anything, but it
is really annoying. I ran into the same problem a few days ago.
My advice is don't use 3.7 and older images.

Matthew Fulmer -- http://mtfulmer.wordpress.com/
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