Why whole system dumps to image?
jens at axonspace.com
Wed Jul 30 22:14:31 UTC 2003
> > Well, state includes more than source code. You can get a lot done in
> > Squeak without ever writing Smalltalk.
> Exactly. The image is not simply "a bunch of source files". It is a an
> object space.
> The thing you are asking for (selectively saving/changing parts of the
> object memory) is exactly what an OODB does. And we have one - Magma.
> Check it out.
I will, thanks.
This is just what I am thinking. Would it be a bad idea to replace the
current image save mechanism with, for example, Magma?
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