[squeak-dev] [Vm-dev] Backing a Form with e.g. mmap() or shm

Tony Garnock-Jones tonyg at leastfixedpoint.com
Thu Jun 23 18:18:02 UTC 2022

On 6/23/22 20:11, Eliot Miranda wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 23, 2022 at 10:53 AM tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org 
> <mailto:tim at rowledge.org>> wrote:
>     Isn't there already support for external bitmaps/surfaces? I
>     remember doing some things that feel related to this with andreas
>     decades ago
> You're right.  See the SurfacePlugin.  Didn't know it could be used like 
> this.  Anyone have any pointers to examples, etc?

Aha! Thank you, I'll go look more closely at it. I did see reference to 
SurfacePlugin scattered around when I went looking, but the full picture 
of how it works hasn't come together for me yet.


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