[Vm-dev] How to run a Mac Interpreter VM without sound?
David T. Lewis
lewis at mail.msen.com
Mon Sep 8 14:30:54 UTC 2014
It sounds like you are compiling a Unix VM on Mac. I can't tell if this is
a build problem or a runtime problem. Does the official VM from
http://squeakvm.org/unix/ work on your build slave machine?
> The OS X (10.8.0) build slave I use for CI fails to run any
> interpreter-vm-using commands because of sound issues. If I use the
> arguments "-vm-display-null" it says
> squeak: could not find any sound driver
> and aborts.
> If I use the arguments "-vm-display-null -vm-sound-null" it says
> could not find module vm-sound-null
> and aborts.
> This is a VM that's freshly baked, from the standard
> download-configure-make dance. An ls in the bld/ directory shows a
> wealth of sound plugins: vm-sound-null, vm-sound-MacOSX, and so on.
> Using any of these plugins fails, all because the VM "could not find
> module vm-sound-FOO".
> -help says
> Available drivers:
> and you'll note the absence of any sound drivers there. The sad thing
> is I don't even _care_ about sound. The machine runs CI jobs only. If
> I could do without random Beep sounds, I'd be even happier.
> So how do I find out what incantation I need to chant while
> sacrificing the chicken, if I want to run an Interpreter VM on OSX?
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