[Vm-dev] RE: Strongtalk VM for Squeak?

Michael Haupt mhaupt at gmail.com
Sun Sep 17 20:11:31 UTC 2006


On 9/17/06, David Griswold
<David.Griswold.at.squeak-vm-dev at avidriswold.mailshell.com> wrote:
> [...] for a common interface, we would want something
> that hides all the details of heap structure, object structure, etc, i.e.
> abstracts the VM functionality.

perhaps something like MMTk? It's for Java, though, but it has a
pretty nice abstraction of such structures (and GC algorithms).

Some links:
- the "Oil and Water" paper on MMTk:
- MMTk tutorial: http://jikesrvm.sourceforge.net/info/talks/ISMM04-MMTk.pdf




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