[Vm-dev] Howto invoke plugin primitive from Interpreter?

John M McIntosh johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Thu Jun 14 16:21:28 UTC 2007

Well as already noted I've code that does what you want if you want  
to do it in the vm.

via http://www.smalltalkconsulting.com/squeak.html

look on my idisk, or ftp site (I think) in the experimental folder,  
then the MessageLoggingVM folder.

David T Lewis also gave me code to enable the use of SIGNALS via  
OSProcess plugin to let you use the unix signal
logic to turn on/off tracing and modify what it was doing.

On Jun 14, 2007, at 9:06 AM, André Wendt wrote:

> Bert Freudenberg schrieb:
>> On Jun 14, 2007, at 16:08 , André Wendt wrote:
>>> Bert Freudenberg schrieb:
>>>> On Jun 14, 2007, at 14:31 , André Wendt wrote:
>>>>> That means I have to open a file upon initialization and write the
>>>>> file
>>>>> at each send. There's no other way than to do that in the
>>>>> Interpreter,
>>>>> as far as I can see.
>>>> What about fopen()?
>>> Do you mean something like
>>> f := self cCode: 'fopen(logFile, "a")'. ??
>> sure
> I could do that (and it works), but only until I encounter the
> corresponding fwrite() call. Something along the lines of
> self cCode: 'fwrite("asdf", 4, 1, self sendProfile)'.
> of course won't work, and then I'd still have to somehow mix my
> variables into the C code. That's where it starts getting nasty again.
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> André

John M. McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com>
Corporate Smalltalk Consulting Ltd.  http://www.smalltalkconsulting.com

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