[Vm-dev] Re: [squeak-dev] A update to SystemTracer for getting
back to 32 bits
bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Jan 13 16:12:39 UTC 2015
On 13.01.2015, at 03:29, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> I was driving home this afternoon and it popped into my head. I am quite
> sure the the problem is due to the change in floating point word ordering
> in the Cog image format (6505). If you trace an image that is running under
> a Cog VM on a little endian host, the Float objects will require special
> handling to put them back into the original canonical format (which is not
> the native machine order on a little endian machine).
But the word accessors in Float handle that I thought? Or don't they, in 64 bits?
- Bert -
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