[Vm-dev] Pypy-Squeak VM generation news
Joerg at deepcovelabs.com
Thu Oct 25 17:37:58 UTC 2007
I am intruiged by what motivated this? Is it curiosity, will it create a
VM that is better in some way, will it result in a better mechanism for
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> [mailto:vm-dev-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf
> Of Adrian Kuhn
> Sent: October 22, 2007 11:43 PM
> To: Squeak Virtual Machine Development Discussion
> Subject: Re: [Vm-dev] Pypy-Squeak VM generation news
> Hi Andreas and Michael,
> On 22 Oct 2007, at 23:25 , Michael Haupt wrote:
> >>> My guess is it's "use the PyPy *tool chain* to generate a Squeak
> >>> VM".
> >> And what exactly does *that* mean? Rewrite the code generator in
> >> Python to generate C code from Slang? Rewrite the VM in
> Python? Use
> >> PyPy translation tools to generate code from Squeak parse trees?
> >> There are so many possible ways of "using tools" ...
> > it means (simplified) rewriting the VM in Python and compiling it
> > using the PyPy tool chain.
> more precise, it means writing a Smalltalk bytecode
> interpreter in RPython and using the PyPy tool chain to
> generate a VM out of this.
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