New VMMaker/svn release

David T. Lewis lewis at
Thu Dec 29 21:34:06 UTC 2005

On Thu, Dec 29, 2005 at 01:00:05PM -0800, Andreas Raab wrote:
> tim Rowledge wrote:
> >> Unfortunately I have not been able to build a working 64 VM yet.
> >> I'm using VMMaker-tpr.39 (loaded from Squeak Map), SVN 1282, plus my
> >> local patches (attached for reference). The OS is 32 bit Intel Linux.
> >>
> >> I was previously able to build a 64 bit VM with VMMaker-tpr.37 and
> >> SVN 1259, with the same local patches.
> > 
> > Hmm, sadly not something I can be of much help with; no linux machine  etc.
> > All I can say is that *very* little changed between .37 and .39 that  I 
> > could imagine having any such effect. Um, well diff is your  reasonably 
> > polite acquaintance I think.
> It is possible that this might be caused by changing the compiler. Ian 
> and I had a lot of fun figuring out which versions of gcc are broken in 
> subtle enough ways so that certain "optimizations" completely break the 
> 64bit VM. I'd try using a different version of gcc (preferredly the one 
> that worked before) and see if that helps.


I have not changed compilers, so that's probably not it. But I have
seen this kind of symptom before, so I might just be making some dumb
mistake.  I'll report back when I figure it out.


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