Squat progress 12 July 2003
lnotarfrancesco at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 14 07:19:31 UTC 2003
Wow! This is ultra cool!
Is this implemented in the image or in the vm? Don't you run into
problems like accidentally swapping out methods that are needed for
swapping methods back in? I got this kind of problems when I tryed to do
When will this be available for everyone to play with?
Craig Latta wrote:
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> Things are getting exciting now. :)
> I can now swap out compiled methods and method dictionaries on demand,
>then automatically and seamlessly swap them back in from an update
>server when messages requiring them are sent. This ability provides for
>a significant reduction in image size (about 30%). I'm in the process of
>swapping out most of the behavior in the minimal system. Space analyses
>will be at http://netjam.org/squat/space2.txt .
> I have a demo where I open a remote browser on a headless snapshot that
>has had all the compilation and decompilation support removed, then, as
>I browse around, some of it gets swapped back in. I plan to make a short
>movie of this.
> I also have a design for writing snapshots to a socket, allowing the
>removal of all filesystem support.
> A list of projected surviving classes is at
>craig at netjam.org
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