[Vm-dev] Squeak Port for Android: Update

Dimitry Golubovsky golubovsky at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 22:37:05 UTC 2011


Mariano Peck wrote:

> The fork of the adroid VM is from the Interpreter VM, isn't it ?

Yes, as much as I can tell.

> Have you ever consider or have in mind to adapt the Cog StackVM ?  I
> remember John saying that this improved performance in the iPhone.

This might be a direction for future work. But not a small thing, I expect.

BTW as you are (I suppose) looking closely at Cog internals, do you
see where the event loop is, and how to replace it with an external
queue handler?

> Just curiosity...apart from changing the interpreter loop, does this VM
> require more changes in the "VMMaker part" ? because I guess  most of the
> fork is in the platform code.

Since I haven't seen the Slang sources (I have no idea where they are)
of the Event VM, I cannot tell much.


Dimitry Golubovsky

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