[squeak-dev] Re: [Vm-dev] [Pharo-dev] New Cog VMs available

tim Rowledge tim at rowledge.org
Wed Feb 4 01:37:50 UTC 2015

On 02-02-2015, at 12:02 PM, Douglas McPherson <djm1329 at san.rr.com> wrote:

> ---- tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote: 
>> On 02-02-2015, at 9:24 AM, Douglas McPherson <djm1329 at san.rr.com> wrote:
>>> ARMv6 stack/v3 and stack/spur VMs updated accordingly. 
>> We’ll soon be adding ARMv7 quadcore Pi support - 
>> http://www.raspberrypi.org/raspberry-pi-2-on-sale/
>> I’ve been using one for some time now and it is certainly nicely faster. The multiple cores make quite a difference to overall system performance even if Squeak can’t directly take advantage. The memory interface seems faster too.
> I was going to ask you about this as I saw the RPi 2 announcement today. I figured you probably already had one :)

VM building seems much faster if you add -j4 to the make line in the .mvm script. It’s quite impressive to see 99% cpu utilisation on a quadcore

tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
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