[VM][ENH] LowSpaceAndInterruptHandler-dtl ([closed] on Mantis
ken at kencausey.com
Mon Apr 4 16:31:27 UTC 2005
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On Sun, 2005-04-03 at 17:15 -0400, David T. Lewis wrote:
> These change sets are updates to the VM and to the low space watcher that
> fix low space interrupt handling and user interrupt handling in Morphic.
> Under certain conditions the low space watcher was unable to determine the
> correct process to suspend following a low space signal. These changes permit
> the VM to remember the identity of the process that caused the low space
> condition, and to report it to the image through a primitive.
> The low space watcher changes are backward compatible for use with VMs
> that do not yet have the new primitive (i.e. broken the same way as was
> the case in Squeak 3.7).
> - This is done with VMMaker 3-8b2, hence is not updated for 64 bit VM.
> - I added a numbered primitive, which is probably a bad thing (but I'm not
> sure where best to put it, possibly MiscPrimitivePlugin?).
> - There may be a simpler way to accomplish this, but at least this is a
> working implementation.
> - I have not tested the interpreter simulator, still need to make sure I did
> not break it.
> Cross posted to vm-dev and squeak-dev. Follow-ups should go to vm-dev
> (unless someone can think of a way to handle this properly without
> touching the VM).
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