2.3 for Unix
douglas+list at fang.demon.co.uk
Wed Feb 3 17:36:47 UTC 1999
On 03-Feb-99, Georg Gollmann wrote:
> At 18:38 Uhr +0000 02.02.1999, Douglas Brebner wrote:
> > On 02-Feb-99, Markus Kohler wrote:
> >> Ian Piumarta wrote:
> >>> ftp://alix.inria.fr/pub/squeak/unix/2.3 contains the usual stuff for:
> >>> alpha-osf1-v4.0
> >>> i386-linux-2.0.36 (linked against glibc-2.0.7)
> >>> i386-linux-2.1.24 (linked against libc-5.4.38)
> >>> sparc-solaris-2.5.1
> >>> sparc-sunos-4.1.4
> >> Can anyone confirm that Ballon works on these platforms ?
> >> I got 2.3 running on HP-UX now, but Ballon doesn't work.
> >> In fact the primitives for Ballon are failing.
> >> I really don't understand why because the failing primitive is
> >> defined in my interpreter C-file. It is the primitive
> >> primInitializeBuffer.
> > I had the same problem. My platform (NetBSD/i386 1.3.3) stored the VM
> > symbols with an underscore e.g. _primInitializeBuffer
> > You need to change ioLoadExternalFunctionOfLengthFromModuleOfLength()
> > to add the underscore to the symbol name before dysym() if this is the
> > problem.
> In my case (HP/UX) the symbol not found is 'gePrimitiveInitializeBuffer'
> although 'nm' lists it as external...
Does nm show 'gePrimitiveInitializeBuffer' or
The leading underscore *is* significant. Squeak looks for the former.
If your VM contains the latter then dlsym() will fail. *All* of my
external primitives failed because of this. :(
They work fine now though.
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