[Vm-dev] Re: New Win32 VM [m17n testers needed]

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Sun Jun 3 18:17:02 UTC 2007

Yes, I just fixed that. A left-over call to CreateDirectoryA() would 
make directory creation impossible and later file creation attempts as 
well. Will be fixed in the next version.

   - Andreas

Alexander Lazarevic' wrote:
> I just did a quick test out of curiosity. I did an "update code from
> server" on a rather old image (Squeak3.9gamma [latest update: #7066])
> and it seems there is an error while creating a cache directory/file.
> The primitive "primOpen: fileName writable: writableFlag" fails on the
> filename [1] and writableFlag true.
> This works with a 3.7.1 VM.
> Alex
> [1] 'C:\Dokumente und
> Einstellungen\laza\Desktop\SqueakVM-Win32-3.10.1-bin\package-cache\ScriptLoader-sd.324.mcz'
> Andreas Raab schrieb:
>> Hi Folks -
>> Thanks to some dedicated OLPC-related work done in Greece by Chris
>> Petsos[1], we now have a Windows VM with Unicode support enabled. This
>> VM will both generate UTF input from characters as well as support
>> clipboard, file and directory names in UTF-8. The VM is available here:
>> http://www.squeakvm.org/win32/release/SqueakVM-Win32-3.10.1-bin.zip
>> http://www.squeakvm.org/win32/release/SqueakVM-Win32-3.10.1-src.zip
>> You are invited to test the new work but be advised that this may
>> require some manual adjustments - for an understanding what needs to be
>> done, please see [2].
>> I'm interested in reports, both good and bad about whether the
>> clipboard, file, directory and input support behaves as expected.
>> [1]http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/vm-dev/2007-May/001194.html
>> [2]http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/vm-dev/2007-June/001306.html
>> Cheers,
>>   - Andreas

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