[Vm-dev] Integration of the BlockClolsure>>value primitive

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Fri Jul 27 18:45:58 UTC 2007

While I agree with both of your comments neither should stop us from 
looking at the code to see if it looks reasonable.

   - Andreas

John M McIntosh wrote:
> I've always thought that part of the process of providing full closure 
> should be some smalltalk code to run
> on existing images where it looks for code that could be affected by 
> moving to full closure. The problem with
> providing the primitives is that you don't know within your close base 
> if you are abusing non-full closure
> in interesting ways which will now break your application subtle ways.
> On Jul 27, 2007, at 11:20 AM, Andreas Raab wrote:
>> Could you please post your changes for review first?
>> Cheers,
>>   - Andreas
>> Mathieu Suen wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> The last week I have made a primitive for BlockClosure>>#value and 
>>> #value:with:….
>>> BlockClosure is the object that behave like the BlockCoontext except 
>>> it provide full closure.
>>> So I would like to integrate my changes inside VMMake.
>>> For the time being I use primitive 576 and 577.
>>> Can you add my changes into the main stream of VMMaker?
>>> Thanks
>>>     Mth
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