[Vm-dev] Squeak Port for Android: Update

Dimitry Golubovsky golubovsky at gmail.com
Wed Apr 20 01:26:15 UTC 2011

John M McIntosh wrote:

>>> 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.

> It was a matter of just doing the compile with the cog stack vm, no change to the platform code.

I am guessing, for iOS it was not necessary to embed Cog into any other VM.

In Android, Squeak VM has to be coupled with Dalvik wrt events
routing, that's why the event-driven VM was needed.

Cog may need similar transformation.


Dimitry Golubovsky

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