mac carbon VM 3.8.14b3 pending
bert at freudenbergs.de
Sun Nov 19 21:38:59 UTC 2006
I'm trying to get the new VM to run with SqueakPlugin.image, as a
first step to testing teh plugin (which does not yet work). So I
first ran it stand-alone.
One problem I saw is that FileDirectory default is
UnixFileDirectory on '/foobar/tooBar/forSqueak/bogus'
- Bert -
On Nov 17, 2006, at 7:18 , John M McIntosh wrote:
> I've posted a 3.8.14b3 Mac carbon VM to my ftp site and idisk for
> testing. Some notes are below, the big changes are for ppc, and
> macIntel browser support (safari/firefix), headless support,
> remapping of mouse buttons, and adding Exupery support for MacIntel.
> Please let me know if there are issues.
> PS Yes I know sound recording is broken somehow, I hope to explore
> why at some point this weekend, although the unix code was swapped
> in at 3.8.6b5 and no one noticed anything, assuming anyone does
> sound recording anymore, and perhaps it's just a macintel issue,
> yet another endian issue one can hope.
> 3.8.14b3 sqMacWIndowUnversial.c Ensure window is created when non-
> headless and not running under the browser
> typo in check prevent squeak from showing the window when running
> standalone for 3.8.14b2.
> sqMacMain.c Check processsor status at startup, if non-headless
> and LSBackgroundOnly is true, then
> switch process to foreground.
> info.plist rest LSBackgroundOnly to false, from true, to avoid
> Dock display issue. People
> wanting true headless app need then to alter info.plist
> revert bitBlt>copyLoop changes, introduced drawing problems, look
> at fixing later, or never as time permits
> 3.8.14b2 Fixes for browser support
> 3.8.14b1 New browser support on os-x mac/macintel for safari and
> This logic now follows the example set by the unix plugin, where we
> run the VM headless and talk to the browser plugin stub via a two-
> way pipe to
> enable fetching data via a URL, drawing the screen, and setting
> the cursor.
> Thanks to Viewpoint Research for funding this effort.
> This VM had limited distribution.
> sqMacOpenGL.c - remove BROWSERPLUGIN
> sqMacUnixFileInterface.c - needed include for sqUnixCharConv.h
> sqMacHostWindow.c - remove BROWSERPLUGIN
> sqMacMain.c - remove BROWSERPLUGIN, add browser pipe logic,
> rearrange startup to handle startup with out window for
> browser support.
> sqMacMemory.c - remove BROWSERPLUGIN
> sqMacTime.c - remove BROWSERPLUGIN
> sqMacUIAppleEvents.c - remove BROWSERPLUGIN
> sqMacUIEventsUniversal.c - remove BROWSERPLUGIN, expose some
> internals so new browser
> support code can call or access.
> sqMacUnixCommandLineInterface.c - add headfull cmd for browser
> sqMacUnixExernalPrims.c - remove BROWSERPLUGIN
> sqMacWIndowUnversial.c - remove BROWSERPLUGIN, changes for
> browser support,
> assume window is hidden which is different from being
> sqNamedPrims.h - remove BROWSERPLUGIN
> sqPlatformSpecific.h - remove BROWSERPLUGIN, add URL_FETCH
> npSqueak - Directory, add plugin for browser into source tree
> sqMacNSPLuginUILogic2.c - new file to replace sqmacNSPluginUILogic.c
> sqMacNSPLuginUILogic2.h - new file to replace
> 3.8.13.b4 Headless support
> headless, set background to false if not headless.
> alter uuid returned to signify which VM this is
> swap buttons to ensure cmd/opt of trackpad is right
> Add LSBackgroundOnly to yes i
> headless support
> headless parm -headless added
> headless support
> platforms/Cross/plugins/ExuperyPLugin created
> 3.8.13.b4, b5, b6, b7
> Had limited distribution to test new button modification logic
> bitBlt>copyLoop changes, normally it prefetchs the next byte for
> barrel shifting 64 bits when copying from
> one form to another, and a dirty secret and old bug is that it
> reads one word past the end of the Form
> when it processes the last word in the Form. However when you use
> surfaces where the surface is
> allocated elsewhere not in object space and in fact say the
> allocated form is 2MB and the vm memory
> system makes the frame past the 2MB range non-readable, why then
> you die on a read protection failure.
> So alter the loop to consider if it's preload and the last line
> we don't do the pre-fetch because that could
> cause a read failure.
> Exupery support, via plugin and changes in the VM for Mac Intel,
> use merged VMMaker-Exupery change set
> Exupery support, via plugin and changes in the VM for Mac Intel.
> John M. McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com>
> Corporate Smalltalk Consulting Ltd. http://
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