[Vm-dev] Of all the VM variants listed - which one is being used for the "official" Pharo 7 release?

Alistair Grant akgrant0710 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 14:27:38 UTC 2018

Hi Todd,

On Sun, 18 Nov 2018 at 13:12, Todd Blanchard <tblanchard at mac.com> wrote:
> Just trying to figure out which of cog, spur, spur lowcode, sista, etc....is the 64 bit VM that one would get if they just downloaded the pre-built VM from Pharo.org?

It's the Cog Spur VM (pharo.cog.spur).  It's not completely obvious
from the version information, but you can see:

$ ./pharo --version
5.0-201806281256  Thu Jun 28 13:04:44 UTC 2018 gcc 4.8 [Production
Spur 64-bit VM]
CoInterpreter VMMaker.oscog-eem.2401 uuid:
29232e0e-c9e3-41d8-ae75-519db862e02c Jun 28 2018
StackToRegisterMappingCogit VMMaker.oscog-eem.2401 uuid:
29232e0e-c9e3-41d8-ae75-519db862e02c Jun 28 2018
VM: 201806281256 https://github.com/OpenSmalltalk/opensmalltalk-vm.git
Date: Thu Jun 28 14:56:30 2018 CommitHash: a8a1dc1
Plugins: 201806281256 https://github.com/OpenSmalltalk/opensmalltalk-vm.git
Linux travis-job-46342785-b1c1-4811-8c3c-9b2a88ae7ecc
4.4.0-101-generic #124~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Nov 10 19:05:36 UTC 2017
x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
plugin path: /dev/shm/p7/pharo-vm/lib/pharo/5.0-201806281256 [default:

Spur in the first line, and StackToRegisterMappingCogit in the 3rd line.


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