[Vm-dev] Re: Checking contributors to VM code base
tim at rowledge.org
Fri Apr 11 05:27:13 UTC 2008
On 10-Apr-08, at 8:21 PM, Ken G. Brown wrote:
> Don't have what you need. However since you appear to be working on
> VMMaker, I was wondering about your take on the need for having
> plugins in the VMMaker Plugins category. At least it seemed to me
> that you have to put them there in order for VMMaker to pick them up.
> Somehow it seems odd to me to have all of a plugin's classes in its
> own category, except the plugin which has to go somewhat illogically
> in the VMMaker Plugin category. Most likely its a lot of work to do
> it any other way. Or am I missing something?
Well the main list of plugin classes to work on is derived from
"generate the list by asking the InterpreterPlugins"
^ ((InterpreterPlugin allSubclasses
select: [:cl | cl shouldBeTranslated])
collect: [:cl | cl name]) asSortedCollection
so, yes, I think you've got confused.
From there any plugin has to be moved to either the internal or
external list in order to get actually processed - the UI in
VMMakerTool does it by direct manipulation and the various methods in
VMMaker>initialize like initializeInternal:external: allow for
tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
Strange OpCodes: IA: Illogical And
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