64 bit vm and image for MacOSX 10.5.x Leopard?

Mathieu Suen mathk.sue at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 15:06:29 UTC 2007

Then you should ask the vm mailing-list:



On Nov 27, 2007, at 12:44 PM, Peter William Lount wrote:

> Hi,
> Thanks for the link to the page on 64 bit vms: http://squeakvm.org/squeak64/faq.html 
> . It's is in need of updating. MacOSX 10.5.x Leopard needs to be  
> added to the question: "For which hardware/OS combinations is there  
> a 64-bit VM?".
> Now that the MacOSX 10.5.x 64 bit Leopard has been released more  
> people will likely want to use a 64 bit squeak. This version of  
> MacOSX is the first 64 bit OS that will go big time (ok there is  
> vista too which this also applies to).
> How does the mac vm .app file get created? how does one create a 64  
> bit version? Who builds the mac version?
> It would be better than nice if there was an official 64 bit  
> download for Mac and Vista. 64 bits are becoming popular and it's  
> important to get on the band wagon in terms of letting people easily  
> download it without having to generate their own vm's and images.  
> Can we add these as standard builds from now on please? Who makes  
> the standard vm builds for the Mac and Windows?
> Cheers,
> Peter

> Mathieu Suen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I think your may find your answer here:
>> http://squeakvm.org/squeak64/faq.html
>> HTH
>> On Nov 27, 2007, at 11:19 AM, Peter William Lount wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Has anyone created a 64 bit Squeak VM and image for Intel MacOSXdot5
>>> Leopard? If so where is it? I couldn't find it at
>>> http://squeakvm.org/squeak64.
>>> Is the latest mac vm both 32 bit and 64 bit?
>>> How does the mac vm get created? How is that different than  
>>> creating a unix vm or a pc vm?
>>> Is there a 64 bit image created for each published image? If not,  
>>> why not? If not then how about putting a menu option so it's easy  
>>> to generate a 64 bit image (or 32 bit image for that matter) from  
>>> the current image? That would be cool to be able to have it  
>>> transform in both directions... and to be easy for novices without  
>>> having to think about the process... which is really only for us  
>>> uber technies anyhow.
>>> MacOSX 10.5 is now 64 bits. We need to show off the 64 bit  
>>> smalltalk to the world. Can it be done with one FAT binary or with  
>>> two apps?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Peter
>> Mth

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