[Vm-dev] An event driven Squeak VM

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Thu Nov 12 03:41:02 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 09:16:44PM +0200, Igor Stasenko wrote:
> Instead, why not expose the new VM abilities to language, so one could
> tell that specified callout should use a specified thread. Something
> like:
> threadHandle := Smalltalk currentThreadId.

It is not hard to make these things accessible in the image, for example:

  OSProcess thisOSProcess pthread ==> a ByteArray(240 166 184 224 255 255 255 255)

(this on a 64-bit platform, hence the 8-byte handle)


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