[Vm-dev] Re: headerTypeBytes oddity

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 01:38:47 UTC 2009

2009/2/19 David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com>:
> On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 03:32:36PM +0200, Igor Stasenko wrote:
>> sorry for ranting , but i tend to hate more and more VMMaker's code generator :)
>> It lacks a most critical feature, which is highly important for such
>> complex projects like VM: data encapsulation.
>> To write a quite simple method, i have spent 10 hours , rewriting it
>> again and again , splitting it to more shorter methods, just to keep
>> code readable (if 'readable' term can be applied to slang ;) .
> FWIW, there are a number of fixes for slang code generation and inlining
> on Mantis and included in the SqueakSource VMMaker project. I have
> tried to keep pointers to the Mantis entries in the MCZ headers so
> you can find the relevant change sets on Mantis. If you are writing
> methods with embedded C code or declarations and you want the inliner
> to work, you will probably want to have these.

Yes, i'm aware of that. Thanks for reminder.
I trying to avoid embedding C code at all. In all cases where it
possible, i replacing them with semantically equivalent slang code.

> Dave

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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