[squeak-dev] Where is there a working Squeak VM?

Juan Vuletich juan at jvuletich.org
Sat Feb 27 01:19:22 UTC 2010


K. K. Subramaniam wrote:
> On Friday 26 February 2010 10:27:16 am Chris Muller wrote:
>   
>> My only suggestion would be that we try to co-locate all of the files
>> necessary for a running system, whether that be
>> http://squeak.org/Download/ under the heading "Virtual Machine", or
>> under "Latest Development" (which would be from the ftp.squeak.org
>> site) or squeakvm.org.
>>     
> This is a good suggestion. The VM binaries are small compared to the image 
> that one could bundle Linux+Mac+Win32 binaries together for a true multi-
> platform experience.
>
> I prefer the Etoys-To-Go model of combining the image and all three VMs and 
> plugins into a portable tree that can be run either installed on a machine or 
> launched off a removable volume.
>
> Subbu
>   

The standard Mac VM is about 22Mb (bigger than the full image!) while 
the Windows VM is about 1Mb. I think a smaller VM with just standard 
plugins would be in order to do what you say.

Cheers,
Juan Vuletich



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