[squeak-dev] Questions about external objects

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Sun Oct 26 14:32:06 UTC 2014

On Sun, Oct 26, 2014 at 02:06:20AM +0200, Levente Uzonyi wrote:
> I've uploaded the new versions of the packages to The Inbox, and moved the 
> old ones to The Treated Inbox.
> The main difference is that the Semaphore class is not modified, and its 
> instances are handled like any other object. There's also a new #cleanUp: 
> method which will allow freeing up some memory. And the caches are 
> shrinked whenever the external objects are wiped.
> Since Semaphores don't know their indexes anymore, the new part of the API 
> has also changed.
> The following snippet will load the new versions to an up-to-date Trunk 
> image:
> Installer squeakInbox
> 	package: 'System-ul.687';
> 	package: 'Sound-ul.40';
> 	package: 'Kernel-ul.883';
> 	package: 'Network-ul.154';
> 	package: 'Files-ul.140';
> 	install

This looks really good to me. I vote for moving it to trunk.


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