[Vm-dev] CogDroid: first public alpha available for testing

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at gmail.com
Sat Sep 3 06:49:37 UTC 2011


let us know if you need specific actions from image side.
I was discussing with igor yesterday and one of these days we will kill all the polling event code and
switch to event driven since now the vms support this.


On Sep 3, 2011, at 7:07 AM, Dimitry Golubovsky wrote:

> Hi,
> I am pleased to announce that the Android port of Stack Cog has
> reached the public alpha stage, and the first pre-built apk file is
> available for downloading:
> http://squeakvm-tablet.googlecode.com/files/CogDroid-alpha-20110903.apk
> This is a debug-signed Android package. When installed, it uses the
> Pharo icon (to distinguish from the Squeak package in case it is
> installed). In the future, I'll change the icon to something
> different.
> It was tested mostly with one of recent Pharo Core images, and this
> kind of image is suggested for experiments, but information about any
> other images is also welcome. Place the image, changes, and sources
> files in a directory under the root of your tablet's SD card mount
> point. When the application is launched, it will show list of all
> image files available.
> Information provided in the Wiki pages of the Google Code project for
> the classic VM port is valid for the Cog port as well.
> http://code.google.com/p/squeakvm-tablet/w/list
> See the CogNotes page
> http://code.google.com/p/squeakvm-tablet/wiki/CogNotes for information
> about location of sources, and (very sketchy at the moment) building
> procedure.
> As usual, please send your feedback to this mailing list, or to the
> Google code project issues page:
> http://code.google.com/p/squeakvm-tablet/issues/list
> Try running the tinyBenchmark (Cog gives slightly better results than
> the Classic VM). You may also try the Test Runner. Please let me know
> if your favorite tests failed, and any ideas why they might fail ;)
>> From my experience running tests amount of failures is not much higher
> than same tests run on PC Cog/Pharo.
> Have fun and share your experience ;)
> Thanks.
> -- 
> Dimitry Golubovsky
> Anywhere on the Web

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