Upgrading to 2.7 or beyond on FreeBSD
bert at isgnw.CS.Uni-Magdeburg.De
Thu Mar 16 15:47:34 UTC 2000
On Wed, 15 Mar 2000, Bob Kot wrote:
> MAINTAINER= jesse at cs.uni-magdeburg.de
You can write to Roland Jesse directly, he's a nice guy ;-)
> If this maintainer is tuned in to this list
AFAIK he reads the list only occasionally.
> Can I run my 2.4 VM and filein some set of changes that will result
> in a 2.7 image from which I could generate a new interp.c file
> which could be compiled into a new VM-2.7?
That won't do - the OS support code in the image is for Mac (for
pre-historic reasons, IMNSHO). Only the interpreter and some plugins are
> What is the magnitude of this task? Is it mostly turning the crank, or
> is a thourough understanding of the squeak interpreter and the target
> OS necessary?
There is only one unified X/Unix port that should cover FreeBSD via
autoconf. If anything special is necessary for FreeBSD it should go into
the configure script - send your changes to Ian.Piumarta at inria.fr
> Refer me to the documentation and I will gladly RTFM.
That would be http://www-sor.inria.fr/~piumarta/squeak/
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