[Vm-dev] with permission I would like to claim slots 35 & 37 in the special objects array...

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Thu Aug 26 20:51:16 UTC 2010

Do we really need to recycle these slots? Why not just appending these 
to the end?

   - Andreas

On 8/26/2010 1:31 PM, Eliot Miranda wrote:
> Hi All,
>      these two slots are the unused MethodContext and BlockContext
> prototypes.  They're either side of class BlockClosure.  I'd like to use
> one of them for threaded callbacks (the foreign callback process slot,
> upon which a callback from a foreign thread can be run) and keep another
> in reserve.  In Smalltalk these are indices 36 & 38 in
> SmalltalkImage>>recreateSpecialObjectsArray.  Objections,
> encouragements, alternatives?
> best
> Eliot

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