vincent.coetzee at ebucks.com
Wed Jan 28 04:50:34 UTC 2004
I am currently performing a port of Squeak to a particular platform
(that has already been done, but I need specific behavior in the VM)
and I was hoping someone might be able to answer a few questions that I
have been unable to find the answers to by reading source.
Is there an easy way to find the oop of a class with a particular name
from within the VM ?
What is the approved way of storing pointer oops into instance
variables, is it storePointer:ofObject:withValue ?
Is there some vague documentation about the nature of the "boot"
process in the image, i.e. I understand that one can track the process
via reading what happens after a snapshot in SystemDictionary, but
there is a lot of very convoluted code there and I seem to be getting
strange behavior, in that my port is correctly calling ioScreenSize,
and ioHasDisplayDepth, but ioForceDisplayUpdate and ioShowDisplay,
never seem to get called.
Thanks in advance
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