[squeak-dev] Re: [Vm-dev] Re: looking for an image file

Robert Withers robert.w.withers at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 19:11:02 UTC 2015

Thanks, Dave, I am starting to read about ImageFormats. The confusing 
part to me is the cog/spur vm I built asks fro image format 6505, while 
my image is 6521, but the ImageFormat descriptions list 6521 as a 
cog/spur image.


On 12/11/2015 09:20 AM, David T. Lewis wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 11:19:20PM -0500, Robert Withers wrote:
>> I do need to hit up 4.6. But also, the newest interpreter is for image
>> version 6505 and the updated image is 6521. I am not sure howe to proceed..
> For an explanation of the various image formats, load package ImageFormat
> from SqueakMap. Read the class comment first, then look at the class
> side utility methods. Examples:
>    ImageFormat versionDescriptions do: [:e | Transcript cr; show: e]
>    (ImageFormat fromFile: Smalltalk imageName) description
> Loosely speaking, Squeak 4.6 is image format 6405, and works with Cog
> and interpreter VMs. Squeak 5.0 and trunk are image format 6521, and
> work with Spur.
> Dave
>> On 12/10/2015 11:09 PM, Robert Withers wrote:
>>> Scratch that.  I need to get setup with a 4.6 image so I can look into
>>> Fuel on the squeak side. Where could I find that work?
>>> thanks,
>>> Robert
>>> On 12/10/2015 11:00 PM, Robert Withers wrote:
>>>> Where could I find an image file version 6505? I need to see to
>>>> something first and hopefully all will be well.
>>>> Thank you,
>>>> Robert

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