[squeak-dev] Re: Separate TeaTime (was Re: Re: Teleplace is hiring...)

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Mon Mar 21 04:09:52 UTC 2011

On Thu, 17 Mar 2011, Matthew Fulmer wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 11:23:57AM -0700, Andreas Raab wrote:
>> On 3/17/2011 10:59, Lawson English wrote:
>>> The biggest holdup for getting these things into the Squeak trunk is
>>> simply getting Cobalt itself into the Squeak trunk so it can run on VM
>>> 4.2. If anyone wants to help Matt with THAT project, I'm pretty sure he
>>> will be happy for the assist.
>> What do you need help with?
> The holdup is the VM's actually:
> - Recent Cog VM's crash on startup from OpenGL/FFI
> - Windows interpreter VM crashes on startup from JPEGPlugin

Is it reproducible? Is there a bug report for it?

> - Unix interpreter VM has broken MPEGPlugin
> - Mac VM hasn't been extensively tested; John's latest may work,
>  but Esteban's is missing plugins
> Old Cog VM's (2316) almost work, but:
> - Windows VM is missing SoundPlugin
> - At least on windows, the router sockets timeout after they've
>  been running for 30 minutes or so

What does "timeout" mean here? Do they become closed?


> There is very little that needs doing image-side; I've already
> done that part. Since we have a zero-regression policy for the
> official Cobalt releases, we can't release until we have working
> VM's. None of us are VM devs, and we have plenty to work on
> while we wait, so we're just waiting for the VM guys right now.
> -- 
> Matthew Fulmer (a.k.a. Tapple)

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