[Vm-dev] VM Maker: VMMaker-dtl.198.mcz

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Tue Nov 2 03:48:33 UTC 2010

Dave Lewis uploaded a new version of VMMaker to project VM Maker:

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Name: VMMaker-dtl.198
Author: dtl
Time: 1 November 2010, 10:48:14 am
UUID: c39f7846-3335-4b58-a2f6-f7b1fb317d0f
Ancestors: VMMaker-dtl.197

VMMaker 4.3.12

Change ObjectMemory>>isExcessiveAllocationRequest:shift: to permit very large allocation requests for a 64-bit image running on a 64-bit host.

Background: http://bugs.squeak.org/view.php?id=7405

Exposes other issues including:
- Various primitives push SmallInteger with unchecked value out of range
- Platform support issues for large allocation requests (unix, others?)

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