[squeak-dev] Linux-VW for ARM

Frank Shearar frank.shearar at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 15:36:36 UTC 2012

On 24 October 2012 16:22, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 04:57:29PM +0200, Dietmar Schielke wrote:
>> Hello Squeakers,
>> I want to deploy a Seaside 3.0 application on a NAS-Systems (D-LINK 323
>> and QNAP TS419 PII at the moment) with arm-processors.
>> Does anybody know, where to get a squeak-VM for these systems?
>> Or as an option - Where should I start reading about building my own VM
>> for these systems? I'm a little bit confused about the intended way.
>> There is squeakvm.org,  https://gitorious.org/cogvm, a Unix-VM build
>> script, Jenkins....
>> I searched the wiki with no success.
> There are, for better or for worse, several ways to do it. The standard
> unix VM would be a suitable choice, and build information is on squeakvm.org
> at http://squeakvm.org/unix/devel.html.
> There is not yet a jit-enabled VM for ARM (i.e. Cog) but you can build
> a StackVM, and several people have reported success on this (I don't have
> the links so hopefully someone else can do so). The StackVM provides the
> underpinnings of Cog and does provide some performance benefits, although
> not yet the actual high-performance jit (but work is under way on that also).

I set up my Raspberry Pi several months ago so I've forgotten how or
what I did. However, I _did_ very easily get Squeak running on it, so
it can't have been hard or I'd have remembered the pain.


> There is also a vm-dev mailing list, so if you have more questions
> please feel free to ask there.
> Dave

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