Porting Squeak to iPod touch

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Jan 8 17:13:51 UTC 2008

On Jan 8, 2008, at 18:07 , Mathieu Suen wrote:

> On Jan 8, 2008, at 5:18 PM, tim Rowledge wrote:
>> On 8-Jan-08, at 8:01 AM, Mathieu Suen wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Dose anyone have try to install/port Squeak on a ipod touch?
>>> The ipod have a ARM processor IIRC there is a version running for  
>>> an ARM processor. So I should be able to compile the source for a  
>>> ARM processor.
>> It's C code. Aside from a few tiny bits in the FFIPlugin you won't  
>> find much processor dependent stuff around. My guess is that if  
>> you compiled a Mac VM with the iTouch switch (or whatever) flipped  
>> it ought to do the job.
>> Of course, first you have to have the tools to compile *anything*  
>> for iPhone/iTouch/etc. Have they released them yet?
> Nop but I have found jailbreak. It is suppose let you write  
> application for the ipod or iphone:
> http://jailbreakme.com/1.1.2/
> http://www.tuaw.com/2007/11/11/1-1-2-jailbreak-software-released/

This only allows you to *run* third-party applications. This is much  
easier than *compile* an app. See Brian's message.

- Bert -

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