[Seaside] Re: Seasidehosting not working ?
David T. Lewis
lewis at mail.msen.com
Sat Jan 14 04:28:36 UTC 2012
On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 07:25:50PM -0800, Francois Stephany wrote:
> I think the VMs used by seasidehosting are patched to restrict the user
> in some ways, I guess it is not that trivial to make the changes.
> If i'm correct, Laurent and Romain have made those modifications on a
> CogVM. See the Smallharbour project.
I was referring to this problem:
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 07:31:50AM +0000, Nick Ager wrote:
> > Later images should work, but not if you are using the cog-vm. I found that
> > if I opened an image with the cog-vm it will no longer work with
> > seasidehosting.st.
When an image is saved from a Cog VM, and that image no longer runs
on some other VM, it means that the other VM is an old VM that does
not have the necessary Cog compatibility features that were added
to the standard VM some time after Cog was released.
> On 13/01/12 18:33, David T. Lewis wrote:
> >On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 08:16:46PM +0000, Nick Ager wrote:
> >>>Later images should work, but not if you are using the cog-vm. I found
> >>>>if I opened an image with the cog-vm it will no longer work with
> >>>>Non cog-vm can be downloaded from either:
> >>>All of those VM are all CogVMs.
> >> OK anyone know where to download non-CogVM VMs?
> >The VMs for all platforms are at<http://squeakvm.org> along with links to
> >the Cog VMs.
> >Any recent Squeak VM can run a wide range of images, including those
> >intended for Cog as well as older images that may have been produced
> >before Cog was widely available.
> >Cog VMs provide significantly better performance, but are not able to
> >run some older images.
> >I would guess from the original post that seasidehosting is probably
> >running an outdated standard Squeak VM. If this could be updated to a
> >current Squeak VM, it would be then possible to run a wide range of
> >Seaside images. If support for older images is not an issue, then a
> >Cog VM could be used instead. However, I would guess that some images
> >on seasidehosting may not be based on the latest Squeak or Pharo
> >releases, in which case a standard VM would still be the better choice.
> >In summary, what is most likely needed is just for seasidehosting
> >to update its VM to a more recent version from squeakvm.org.
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