[squeak-dev] source.squeak.org upgrade

Chris Muller ma.chris.m at gmail.com
Mon May 2 15:42:36 UTC 2022

Hi Marcel,

I didn't know about --headless, I had always used "-vm display=none",
but now I've changed it to -vm-display-null which seems to be working
with that 20220419 vm.  I suppose we have about 3 different ways to
launch in headless mode.

That's strange about the builds.  I can't think of anything that would
be slowing down code loading, except I am seeing the VM using a lot of
CPU right now when I don't think it should be.  I just bounced it and
now I see a process called "driveclient" using about half the CPU, and
the server is not back up.  Checking...

On Mon, May 2, 2022 at 3:55 AM Marcel Taeumel <marcel.taeumel at hpi.de> wrote:
> Hi Chris --
> Thanks for upgrading our backend to Squeak 5.3! Note that the --headless mode in the 20220419 VM is not working. We will do another RC for that. The bug itself got already fixed [2]. Squeak-ffi tests also show the code-loading issue [3].
> Hmmm... access to source.squeak.org is flakey again. squeak-app builds [1] are not running through because code loading times out.
> Can you see from the logs what is happening?
> Best,
> Marcel
> [1] https://github.com/squeak-smalltalk/squeak-app/actions
> [2] https://github.com/OpenSmalltalk/opensmalltalk-vm/commit/2d7105db755928fd90823d264fc64e17b1c57ad4
> [3] https://github.com/marceltaeumel/squeak-ffi/actions
> Am 02.05.2022 03:42:46 schrieb Chris Muller <asqueaker at gmail.com>:
> Hi all,
> Revision history is working in the IDE again.  The SqueakSource instance behind source.squeak.org has been upgraded to Squeak 5.3 and the 20220419 vm, and now requires less RAM thanks to some design optimizations.
>  - Chris

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