[squeak-dev] uncompacting classes
eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 18:25:41 UTC 2011
On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 3:02 PM, Chris Muller <asqueaker at gmail.com> wrote:
> Compact classes cannot be made uncompact in a Cog+JIT VM.
Not exactly true. Certain classes cannot be uncompacted. These are as
and the ones that can't be uncompacted are
There is a performance advantage to being able to identify instances of
these classes from the compact class index.
But any other classes should be able to be compacted and uncompacted.
> Can compact classes be made uncompact when running the StackInterpreter VM?
It is exactly the same story. The same classes are assumed to be compact
in the StackInterpreter VM as the CoInterpreter VM.
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