[Vm-dev] 64bit FFI?

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Feb 12 17:53:22 UTC 2009

On 12.02.2009, at 18:48, Eliot Miranda wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 9:43 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de 
> > wrote:
> On 12.02.2009, at 18:22, Eliot Miranda wrote:
> I should expand on this, and could be completely wrong.
> Since you're late to the game I'll point out
> http://squeakvm.org/squeak64/faq.html
> I see that Bert, but Andreas is asking something different.  He is  
> asking if the existing 32-bit system can be run on a 64-bit  
> platform, not that one can run a 64-bit VM on a 64-bit platform.  In  
> Qwaq we have 32-bit server images and Andreas is interested in using  
> these images largely unchanged to run as 64-bit processes.

... which is what the 64 bit VM does, as Andreas is well-aware. One of  
the remaining problems is 64 bit FFI, and a few more plugins.  
Fortunately David has been working on those for quite some time.

- Bert -

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