[Vm-dev] linux ht cog vm
bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri Apr 10 14:28:01 UTC 2015
> On 10.04.2015, at 01:06, Steve Rees <squeak-vm-dev at vimes.worldonline.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi Tobias,
> The normal way to handle this would be as part of the installation process. A yum or apt package can make the modifications necessary by, for example, installing a squeakvm.conf file in the appropriate directory (/etc/security/limits.d on Ubuntu, other distros may vary).
> This is where package maintainers can add value for a tool such as squeak. They can hide all the nasty config file changes that a particular tool may require that may freak out the uninitiated. Asking someone to "apt-get install squeakvm" is so much nicer than asking them to edit config files :) You "just" need to find someone to do the leg work.
This already works for the interpreter VM on all major linux distros.
We just need someone to update the interpreter source tar ball by adding the cog/stack sources and make it build+install everything.
- Bert -
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