does Squeak work on new macintel?
ducasse at iam.unibe.ch
Tue Jan 31 09:06:27 UTC 2006
I wanted to know if it was for me to switch to that kind of machines
for both Squeak and VW :)
On 30 janv. 06, at 19:57, John M McIntosh wrote:
> Ah, just in time to lend or give said MacBook to me so I can
> confirm if it works or not....
> However I will note that a number of things need to happen for the
> Carbon VM to be converted. I don't know if it runs under Rosetta on
> the machine, no-one has yet said.
> a) Getting a mac intel machine to test on.
> b) Time on my side to do the work.
> d) Coding up a MacIntel FFI assembler interface.
> e) Cross checking endian issues
> f) Recompiling a bunch of standalone plugins (aka MP3)
> Likely at the same time we'll switch to unix file names with HFS+
> alias support and enable the ability to load unix libraries versus
> I believe for the unix version
> a) Rewrite of the screen display update logic to handle byte
> swapping (likely)
> b) The FFI interface
> c) Recompiling a bunch of standalone plugins (aka MP3)
> On 30-Jan-06, at 8:28 AM, Jason Rogers wrote:
>> On 1/30/06, stéphane ducasse <ducasse at iam.unibe.ch> wrote:
>>> Hi all
>>> I would like to know if Squeak works on the new machines from apple
>>> based on intel.
>> but your Subject line said VisualWorks. ;)
>> I don't know if it does, but when my laptop comes, I will give a
>> experience report if you would like.
>> Jason Rogers
>> "Where there is no vision, the people perish..."
>> Proverbs 29:18
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