[Vm-dev] Re: [squeak-dev] [Squeak 4.0] Mac VM to use for 4.0?
bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Mar 9 11:57:05 UTC 2010
On 09.03.2010, at 12:54, Henrik Johansen wrote:
> Den 09.03.2010 07:49, skrev John M McIntosh:
>> Ok, it's a test VM, not really for production usage, plus it has little support for plugins in 64bit mode.
>> It also doesn't run on 10.4 or earlier, unlike the 4.2.2 VM which should run on 10.2 or later.
>> Garry ran it in 32bit mode on a Powerpc. It *should* have behaved like the 4.2.2beta1U VM. But
>> he reported these tests worked with V5, but not V4.
>> On 2010-03-08, at 10:19 PM, Gary Dunn wrote:
>> Obviously that is interesting...
>> What would be more telling is how it behaves if you run the tests on a MacIntel machine.
>> BTW it does run on PowerPC 32bit, or MacIntel in 32 or 64bit mode.
>> In theory if you do a get info, and check the (Open in 32bit mode) then it should enable use of all the
>> 4.x era plugins.
> Those tests are for the overflow bugs in BitBlt plugin which were fixed
> in a later version than 4.2.2 was built from. (but included in 5.X)
> IIRC, some time ago you mentioned maybe releasing a new 4.2.X as well,
> with an updated version of the plugins :)
I for one would very much like if all the stable VMs had a 4 as major version number ...
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