[Vm-dev] Nuking VM ImageSegment support (was Re: [squeak-dev] Daily Commit Log; System-bf.916)

Vaidotas Didžbalis vaidasd at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 16:34:37 UTC 2016

Hello Jacob,
ActiveWorld is morph also, and it cannot be stored to disk. I believed all
morphs share the same storage mechanism, and that we are considering to
remove that mechanism. Sorry for wrong claim. You are right, some morphs
can be saved. Perhaps morphs I tried saving were dependent on the

On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 5:36 PM, Jakob Reschke <jakob.reschke at student.hpi.de
> wrote:

> Hi Vaidotas,
> I cannot reproduce this. In my current trunk image where I
> coincidentally try to get familiar with Environments to put them to
> use, I can save morphs without a debugger appearing. Loading via drag
> and drop works as well (though the option "load as morph" appears
> twice in the dialog that prompts me for an action after the drop).
> Does Morph saving depend on ImageSegments anyway?
> Best regards,
> Jakob
> 2016-09-23 16:10 GMT+02:00 Vaidotas Didžbalis <vaidasd at gmail.com>:
> > Hello all,
> > To save morph and restore it is a basic behavior which is broken since
> > Squeak 4.5. This is a bug. Beginning from 4.5 new Squeak user will get a
> > debugger window open in a few clicks. This bug happened as a side effect
> of
> > pushing Environments package into the Squeak image beginning from Squeak
> > 4.5. No one uses Environments; there are significant use for morph
> saving.
> > Squeak needs this ability. Maybe it is easier to remove Environments from
> > stock Image and to fix the bug introduced by that package.
> > Introduction of new packages need not to break useful things...
> > regards,
> > Vaidotas
> >
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