New VMMaker/svn release
tim at rowledge.org
Thu Dec 29 20:55:03 UTC 2005
On 29-Dec-05, at 12:00 PM, David T. Lewis wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 28, 2005 at 06:44:48PM -0800, tim Rowledge wrote:
>> On 28-Dec-05, at 6:36 PM, David T. Lewis wrote:
>>> Worked fine on Intel Linux 32 bit. That's all I've tried so far.
>> Excellent, thanks for testing it Dave.
> Interim update on building 64 bit VMs with the latest VMM/SVN:
> Unfortunately I have not been able to build a working 64 VM yet.
> I'm using VMMaker-tpr.39 (loaded from Squeak Map), SVN 1282, plus my
> local patches (attached for reference). The OS is 32 bit Intel Linux.
> I was previously able to build a 64 bit VM with VMMaker-tpr.37 and
> SVN 1259, with the same local patches.
Hmm, sadly not something I can be of much help with; no linux machine
All I can say is that *very* little changed between .37 and .39 that
I could imagine having any such effect. Um, well diff is your
reasonably polite acquaintance I think.
> I am building the 64 bit VM with internal plugins BalloonEnginePlugin,
> BitBltSimulation, FilePlugin, and SocketPlugin, and no external
> The resulting VM crashes with a segfault after entering the
> and opening the display. This is using a 64 bit image that does open
> successfully with my earlier 64 bit VM (VMMaker-tpr.37/SVN 1259).
> Also note, VMMaker versionString => '3.8b4' should be '3.8b5-64'.
> More to follow when I get it figured out.
> Attachments (in zip file):
> platforms-win32-plugins-FilePlugin-sqWin32FilePrims.c.diff - Change
> FilePlugin to use session ID from the interpreter rather than
> generate its
> own value (for consistency, and also so as not to break OSPP
> for Win32).
> platforms-Cross-vm-sqMemoryAccess.h.diff - Add missing memory
> access macros
> (the inline functions are complete, but some of the
> corresponding macros
> are missing).
OK, I knew we had skipped some but hadn't had any problems as such.
> platforms-unix-vm-sqUnixExternalPrims.c.diff - Provide meaningful
> error message if an external module (e.g. vm-display-X11) fails
> to load.
> platforms-unix-config-config.h.in.diff - Add a definition to unix/
> to #define SQAIO_H "sqaio.h" due to renaming aio.h to sqaio.h.
> Permits OSPP
> and AIO plugins to be backward compatible with older source
> trees. (Note
> to Tim: RiscOS uses a copy of aio.h in its platform tree,
> should sqaio.h
> be moved to Cross?)
It does? Gosh, I had no idea. Let me see what to do about that.
tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
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