[squeak-dev] VMmaker install problem on latest Trunk

Edgar J. De Cleene edgardec2001 at yahoo.com.ar
Sun Dec 13 17:47:08 UTC 2009

On 12/13/09 2:17 PM, "David T. Lewis" <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 12:00:26PM +0530, K. K. Subramaniam wrote:
>> On Sunday 13 December 2009 08:20:14 am David T. Lewis wrote:
>>> Please load the latest version of VMMaker from
>>>  http://squeaksource.com/VMMaker. The 3.8b6 version that you may have
>>>  gotten from SqueakMap or Universes is now quite out of date. If you load
>>>  the latest version from SqueakSource, then evaluate "VMMaker
>>>  updateFromServer", you will have the latest VMMaker along with updates for
>>>  some other plugins and utilities.
>> This gives a warning about missing dependencies on KlattResonatorIndices and
>> FFIPlugin. Proceeding completes the load without any further issues (may need
>> to start squeak with more memory to avoid running out of memory). Not sure if
>> the broken dependencies of FFIPlugin may create problems down the road.
> I see what you mean. The #updateFromServer will load the missing packages
> that caused the warnings, but it looks like you need to manually re-load
> the latest VMMaker afterward in order to bring it up to date. After that,
> the #updateFromServer should take care of future updates to any of these
> packages.
> If anyone knows how to fix this in the Monticello configuration, please
> let me know. This was my first attempt at putting together a configuration
> map, and I don't really know what I'm doing.
>> BTW, there is a ready-made image with VMMaker at squeakvm.org/unix/ (search
>> for unix-*-vmm.tar.gz
> Thanks. I think Ian keeps copies of his build images for reference.
> Dave

For all involved in this , I could easily load Vmaker in the
, following advice in this thread .

As collateral revamp of old Games and Music, Speech and Talking Heads is
inside, so VMMaker  have the prerequisites.

I call for packages like or use more so I give priority and next week we
could have a stable bigger image on top of regular 3.11 alpha.


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