[squeak-dev] Problems with CogVM

Casimiro de Almeida Barreto casimiro.barreto at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 21:07:34 UTC 2012

On 28-11-2012 19:05, Igor Stasenko wrote:
> On 28 November 2012 21:55, Casimiro de Almeida Barreto
> <casimiro.barreto at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm usually running squeak using stackVM (which I compiled to suit my
>> needs). But I just crashed against an old problem. Yesterday I gave
>> Athens (pharo) a try. Pharo runs under CogVM and as I use Fedora x86_64
>> and this system is a ... about gcc -m32, I either use the cogvm that
>> comes along the distribution or I select one pre-built from Elliot.
>> Unecessary to say that I had all sorts of problems with NativeBoost not
>> being able to call the foreign libraries...
> NativeBoost won't work with VMs prebuilt from Eliot. Simply because those VMs
> don't have NB plugin and some small changes to VM itself to support
> native code in 'NB' way.
In Pharo I use Jenkins integrated cogvm with NB.
>> Then I decided to come back and try squeak with cogvm and I tried to
>> suit it to run OpenGL but it fails. I think it's impossible that I'm the
>> only poor mortal to have ever faced the problem of suiting FFI to
>> properly run Cog in a x86_64 architecture. Have someone dealt with this
>> problem???
> All Cog VMs are 32-bit.  That means that you can link dynamically only
> with 32-bit libraries.
I have all 32-bit libraries. System should work.
>> PS: I did all the tricks with LD_LIBRARY_PATH, ld.conf.so.d, etc.
>> CdAB

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