[Vm-dev] SqueakVM trunk is broken since late April

Aleksej Saushev asau at inbox.ru
Tue Dec 7 19:05:30 UTC 2010


"David T. Lewis" <lewis at mail.msen.com> writes:

> On Tue, Dec 07, 2010 at 08:34:14PM +0300, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
>>   Hello!
>> I'm trying to build VM from source and run into this:
>> Linking C executable squeakvm
>> CMakeFiles/squeakvm.dir/tmp/local/squeak-vm/work/squeak-vm/platforms/Cross/vm/sqVirtualMachine.c.o: In function `sqGetInterpreterProxy':
>> sqVirtualMachine.c:(.text+0x45e): undefined reference to `internalIsImmutable'
>> sqVirtualMachine.c:(.text+0x468): undefined reference to `internalIsMutable'
>> sqVirtualMachine.c:(.text+0x472): undefined reference to `primitiveFailFor'
>> sqVirtualMachine.c:(.text+0x47c): undefined reference to `classAlien'
>> sqVirtualMachine.c:(.text+0x486): undefined reference to `getStackPointer'
>> sqVirtualMachine.c:(.text+0x490): undefined reference to `sendInvokeCallbackStackRegistersJmpbuf'
>> sqVirtualMachine.c:(.text+0x49a): undefined reference to `reestablishContextPriorToCallback'
>> sqVirtualMachine.c:(.text+0x4a4): undefined reference to `classUnsafeAlien'
>> --- squeakvm ---
>> Going back in past, I've found that this was broken in r2203,
>> which introduced references to these symbols which in turn were never defined.
>> Could anyone at least shed the light on what is going on?
> Hi Aleksej,
> Possibly you are compiling using the sources in platforms/unix/src. These
> are source files that were automatically generated from a VMMaker image
> at the time of the last official VM distribution. For this reason, they
> are out of date now with respect to the rest of the development platform
> sources. In this case, the platform source code is making references to
> things that are present in the up-to-date VMMaker sources, but that were
> not present at the time the platforms/unix/src/* files were created. This
> is the reason for the unresolved references in your build.
> In order to build a VM with the latest sources, please also use the most
> recent VMMaker from SqueakSource, and use this to generate your own source
> files. Usually (though not necessarily always), the most recent version
> of VMMaker will contain the Smalltalk code that matches the most recent
> development sources in Subversion.
> Having the generated sources in platforms/unix/src can be confusing, and
> there has been some discussion of moving the saved ./src files out of the
> main ./platforms directory tree in order to reduce confusion about this.

Is it possible update source and build instructions in repository?
I think it would be useful in view of upcoming new releases.

Is Cog source up-to-date?


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