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John M McIntosh
johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Sun Jan 8 18:34:48 UTC 2006
Four or five years ago when I was looking at how to embed the image
in the os-7.x/8.x mac VM I noticed there was support to embed the
image and changes file in the image.
Lets see, yes
"Bring the sources and changes files into memory-resident
filestreams, for faster access and freedom from file-system
interface. 1/29/96 sw"
So send some money to Scott Wallace...
On 8-Jan-06, at 2:04 AM, Avi Bryant wrote:
> On Jan 7, 2006, at 10:56 AM, stéphane ducasse wrote:
>> Here is a list of items that we would like to pay some people to
>> work on :
>> - Speeding up MC loading (may be a kind of parcel for Squeak or
> The single biggest bottleneck in using MC is the time taken to get
> the source code and timestamp for a given CompiledMethod. For this
> reason, and others - if we're offering bounties, I would contribute
> some funding to a project to get rid of the dependence on
> the .changes file and allow alternate source code storage schemes
> (an acceptable start would be to simply keep all of the method
> source as strings inside the image).
John M. McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com> 1-800-477-2659
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