[squeak-dev] AllocationTest>>#testOutOfMemorySignal fails on 32bit system

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Fri Jul 3 01:32:11 UTC 2020

On Thu, Jul 02, 2020 at 04:35:03PM -0700, tim Rowledge wrote:
> On a Raspberry Pi OS 32bit this test fails because of an oversight - the parameter passed to vmParameterAt:put: cannot exceed SmallInteger maxVal. It makes the careful testing for 32/64bit image seem a bit silly.
> This means we can only ask for up to ~1GB space for free space on a 32bit image system and so I propose to clamp the requested value in AllocationTest>>#setFreeSpaceLimitOf:around: There don't appear to be any other places right now that need attention.
> If I don't hear any outraged screams soon I'll just commit it to trunk.

So rather than

  1024 * 1024 * 1024

it should instead be


so that is it less than or equal to SmallInteger maxVal for either 32 or
64 bit images. Is that the change?

No outraged screams from me.


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