[Vm-dev] Compiling squeak-vm for Linux 64bit

whaevr whaevr at archlinux.us
Mon Mar 16 23:36:22 UTC 2009

Alright then, I'll hold off on sending the pkgbuilds then. I haven't sent
them yet, I've been trying to figure out if its possible to do a selective
svn checkout. I don't need to checkout the the windows and mac versions.

Suppose I should wait then for the next stable squeak release?

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 7:27 PM, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 06:04:59PM -0400, whaevr wrote:
> >
> > Sucess!
> >
> > Screenshot:
> >
> > http://img90.imageshack.us/img90/5656/81857129.png
> Nice!
> > Didn't have to change my pkgbuild for etoys or anything. I do have the
> > pkgbuild for squeak-vm to checkout of svn for a source. I don't know why
> it
> > didn't work before with the tarball. I'll brush these pkgbuilds up to
> > standard and ship them off to be included in the aur asap!
> Excellent, good progress. A word of caution though: Be careful not
> to set the expectation that this is a solid VM. It compiles and runs,
> but I can guarantee 100% that there will be problems at runtime,
> including crashing the VM when certain functions are exercised. This
> is just a matter of working though the type declarations in some VM
> plugins (and the sound functions apparently), but we are not there
> yet for 64-bit platforms and EToys users are not going to be happy
> if the VM crashes in the middle of their creative work ;)
> Dave
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