[squeak-dev] Re: The Inbox: Graphics-tfel.306.mcz

Yoshiki Ohshima Yoshiki.Ohshima at acm.org
Thu Feb 12 16:36:06 UTC 2015

On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 7:44 AM, timfelgentreff
<timfelgentreff at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is just a small change, but I wasn't sure if anyone can think of a
> reason for this line to be there. My reason for wanting it gone is that we,
> for RSqueakVM, do not include the BitBltPlugin, but instead run the
> simulator. The way we do it is that, when the image wants the RSqueakVM to
> run the copyBits primitive, we repeatedly fail (to let the fallback code
> unhibernate stuff and so on), and then, when the primitive is finally called
> from BitBlt>>copyBitsAgain, we instead call BitBlt>>copyBitsSimulated (so
> RSqueakVM requires the VMMaker to be loaded).
> So, this error line would bring up the debugger, call BitBlt to draw it,
> bring up a debugger ....
> Long story short, anyone have anything against removing this line?

Ha.  The line used to be crucial to stay alive but I think it is
totally fine to remove it..

-- Yoshiki

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