[Scratch] [Vm-dev] Help/advice tracking down a squeak-vm regression

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Fri May 11 14:53:55 UTC 2012

On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 04:17:56PM +0200, Miriam Ruiz wrote:
> 2012/5/11 Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>:
> > I just checked. Most, if not all of the problems, come from Scratch's use of numbered primitives. They were deprecated in favor of named primitives.
> >
> > IMHO it would be reasonably simple to re-instate these primitives in the VM. Right now they are simply mapped to primitiveFail. This would get us back the ability to run many old images, unmodified.
> >
> > The fix for Scratch would be to change all the deprecated primitive calls in the image to the new ones. This is straightforward, though a bit tedious.
> I found this thread about -I think- what you're talking about, just in case:
> http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/vm-dev/2010-January/003666.html


I think that's it exactly, thanks!


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