[squeak-dev] Re: FFI and FreeTypePlus problem?
ssastre at seaswork.com
Thu Mar 27 22:01:58 UTC 2008
I was about to write to you because I suspected of the semaphores.
Thanks for the workarround I'll try it as soon as I can. A curios fact is it
wont happen in an ubuntu (32bits).
thanks again I will provide feedback of my win32 experience,
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: squeak-dev-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org
> [mailto:squeak-dev-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] En
> nombre de Andreas Raab
> Enviado el: Jueves, 27 de Marzo de 2008 18:00
> Para: The general-purpose Squeak developers list
> Asunto: [squeak-dev] Re: FFI and FreeTypePlus problem?
> Yeah, I had forgotten about the problem. The issue comes from
> a call to
> Smalltalk>>recreateSpecialObjectsArray (which is required for
> the FFI to
> work correctly) and which accidentally nukes the external semaphore
> table. The fix is simple: Replace the following line in
> newArray at: 39 put: Array new.
> "Preserve external semaphores when recreating splObjs"
> newArray at: 39 put: (self specialObjectsArray at: 39).
> Also, saving and restarting the image after loading the FFI is good
> temporary workaround for this problem.
> - Andreas
> Torsten Bergmann wrote:
> > I already created a bug report for this, Andreas
> > may be able to tell you more:
> > http://bugs.squeak.org/view.php?id=6980
> > As a workaround you can can use FFI-Kernel-ar6.mcz
> > instead of FFI-Kernel-ar-8.mcz.
> > Bye
> > Torsten
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