[Vm-dev] Re: [Pharo-project] NativeBoost VM's
eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 20:26:52 UTC 2012
On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 1:04 PM, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4 March 2012 22:46, Jan van de Sandt <jvdsandt at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > On the Pharo Jenkins server  there is a recent build of a VM with
> > NativeBoost support for the Mac. But the Unix version is six months old
> > there is no Windows version.
> The Unix one was not built because i forgot to set the upstream project, :)
> so build doesn't triggers when everything else builds.
> The Windows one, i was built manually on my machine, because we were
> windows slave for jenkins.
> You can download windows VM from nativeboost project downloads page:
> I'm not happy with VM i built (Cog + NativeBoost Win32 Binaries (7 Feb,
> 2012) ).
> I built the threaded VM, and besides the warning which pops up every
> time you launch it,
> i had couple crashes when simply loading MC packages.
> I am still not sure what happens, and need to investigate, because the
> other VM i built recently
> on another windows machine (by installing everything from scratch)
> behaves quite stable.
I would definitely treat the threaded VM as experimental for now. It is in
development (stalled due to lack of time), bleeding edge and very much not
ready for prime time. I used to use it regularly on Mac but then it started
locking up. I plan to get back to it this year sometime, but right now it
is "use at your own risk" and not something to inflict on the unwitting.
> > Is this just a Jenkins issue and is NativeBoost working on Unix and
> > Or are these platforms not working yet?
> Everything is working. It is just jenkins.
> I hope in following few days, after we deal with weird free space
> issues on jenkins,
> we can finally set up windows builds for vanilla vms as well as for
> > Jan.
> >  https://ci.lille.inria.fr/pharo/view/NativeBoost/
> Best regards,
> Igor Stasenko.
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