[Vm-dev] VM & BSDs

Holger Freyther holger at freyther.de
Fri Jan 1 10:08:20 UTC 2016

> On 01 Jan 2016, at 11:06, Saša Janiška <gour at atmarama.com> wrote:
> Does Spur change something in regard?

I don't know yet but I assume very little has changed (maybe some new mmap

>> The "bigger" issue is more the compiler being used. Less people use 
>> the latest version of clang (and we already know that it 'optimizes'
>> the overflow check for certain integer operations). 
> Does it mean that when using *BSD one has to count on building VM for
> oneself?

Right now yes. But it is not that difficult.

>> But that is not specific to BSD vs. Linux.
> Well, for Linux there are, at least, pre-built VMs, while I do not see
> anything for Net/OpenBSD, while FreeBSD only have some older version in
> ports?

Right, there is currently no CogVM/PharoVM port for FreeBSD.


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