help: InterpreterSimulator fails

Florin Mateoc Florin at
Fri Feb 12 18:02:25 UTC 1999

Thank you very much, it works now like a charm.
Maybe this information could be included in the class comment.


-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Ingalls [mailto:DanI at]
Sent: Friday, February 12, 1999 12:18 PM
To: Florin Mateoc
Cc: squeak at
Subject: Re: help: InterpreterSimulator fails

>I tried to execute
>  (InterpreterSimulatorLSB new openOn: Smalltalk imageName) test.
>I am on a Winntel machine with a clean 2.3 image saved with all the latest
>It seems to start OK, but as soon as I click on any window it reports a low
>space condition (which should not happen as I have more than 80 MB free)
>because Bitmap new: fails (called from ColorForm>>setExtent:depth:). If I
>press proceed it fails again in the basicNew: retry, if I try to debug it,
>it exits the simulation.
>Could somebody please tell me if I am doing something wrong.

openOn: does not provide sufficient extra memory for normal operation of an
image (500k, and this has to cover allocation of the screen bitmap as well)
-- edit it to provide a couple of megabytes.

	- Dan

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