No 2.1J VM [was: Re: Arithmetic...]
Donald T. Major, II
sasdtm at unx.sas.com
Wed Aug 26 16:04:27 UTC 1998
Thanks - I'd not heard this!
(Hoping every bit of encouragement will make it happen that much sooner :-)).
Dwight Hughes wrote:
> This was posted on http://minnow.cc.gatech.edu/squeak.370 concerning the
> present status of the JitterVM:
> "The Jitter VM was released for Squeak 1.31. Users should note that it
> has a serious bug in the way it caches the structure of classes. If you
> write code that redefines a class with many subclasses, you may crash
> shortly afterwards. I have written test code that crashes it every time.
> Ian has not released a Jitter for 2.0 or 2.1. He is working on a
> from-scratch new one. Presumably it will not have the cache bug. -- Ted
.. Donald Major 677-8000, x6937 "I don't remember any
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