[squeak-dev] Re: [Pharo-project] [Esug-list] Google Summer Of Code
lenglish5 at cox.net
Sat Mar 6 13:22:27 UTC 2010
Mariano Martinez Peck wrote:
> 4) Build a continuous integration server using Seaside, Iliad or
> AidaWeb. Build an interface to version control systems (possibly
> supporting both independent systems such as Monticello or
> file-based such as svn/CVS/git) that can be used from Smalltalk
> and integrate it with Smalllint code reports. For a more
> ambitious project, the server should be able to start a new image,
> upgrade the package, run SUnit tests there and communicate back
> the results---the time to upgrade the package should be minimized
> of course!
> Are you aware of this two projects ? I don't know other dialects but
> in Pharo they work:
> - http://n4.nabble.com/Interim-build-server-td1296834.html#a1296834
> 5) Work on a cross-dialect foreign function call interface and
> implement it in at least two dialects. Candidates include Alien
> and GNU Smalltalk's CObject (using existing implementation has the
> advantage of having to implement in only _one_ other dialect!).
> Bonus points for implementing a C parser that would be able to
> construct bindings. GNU Smalltalk already contains a C
> preprocessor implementation.
> Yes!!! And make it (optionally at least) not to block the complete VM
> while a function is being called.
On the Mac version, having the power of Squeak combined with the power
of F-Script would totally rule. Does the CObject FFI allow you to do
what F_script does and examine the entire object tree written in Cocoa?
That would at least for Macs, give you a full blown GUI external to the
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