[Vm-dev] Unix VM closure enabled?

Douglas Brebner squeaklists at fang.demon.co.uk
Sat Jul 18 09:54:48 UTC 2009

Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> On 17.07.2009, at 18:25, Andreas Wacknitz wrote:
>> Am 17.07.2009 um 13:23 schrieb Damien Cassou:
>>> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 12:56 AM, Andreas Raab<andreas.raab at gmx.de>
>>> wrote:
>>>> In any case, what is the process that users have to go through to
>>>> get a
>>>> closure-enabled VM on their preferred Unix flavor?
>>> Download the 'GNU/Linux and other Unix' VM from:
>> I don't understand why UNIX is mentioned if only a Linux VM is
>> available under this entry.
>> I really would like to see a real (and actual) UNIX VM available for
>> download.
> There are very few non-Linux Unix users in the Squeak community. If
> someone would step forward to maintain a Solaris or *BSD or whatever
> unixy VM binary they would be welcome. Until then, everyone who needs
> it compiles their own.
Hmm, the unix VM still fails to build properly on NetBSD 3.0 due to not
including rpath info (and thus crashing due to missing libraries at
runtime) and also it doesn't detect OSS sound properly.
Bugs I believe I reported back around VM version 1.3 or so...

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