[Vm-dev] Re: [ANN] Hydra VM: A multi-core capable Croquet VM

Klaus D. Witzel klaus.witzel at cobss.com
Thu Feb 21 08:09:23 UTC 2008

Thank you Andreas, Igor and Qwaq !

And now it's time to download a fresh Croquet .image and enjoy Hydra :)


On Thu, 21 Feb 2008 07:18:03 +0100, Andreas Raab wrote:

> Folks -
> In its ongoing commitment to Open Source, Qwaq has decided to release  
> the first multi-core capable Croquet VM under the MIT license.
> Hydra VM is a virtual machine capable of running multiple Croquet images  
> side-by-side, therefore being able to effectively utilize multi-core  
> CPUs. Hydra VM is still in an early phase of development, but given the  
> (very successful) early results, Qwaq has decided to make it available  
> to general public in the hope that other people will help Igor to make  
> further progress in developing Hydra VM.
> The offical release is available here:
>    http://www.qwaq.com/HydraVM
> and contains the following files:
> * HydraVM-bin.zip - A prebuilt Windows version of Hydra VM.
> * HydraVM-src.zip - The (C) source tree for building Hydra VM.
> * HydraVM-pkg.zip - The (Squeak) packages needed to build Hydra VM.
> Enjoy!
> Cheers,
>    - Andreas (on behalf of Qwaq)

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