[Vm-dev] Re: [Pharo-project] NativeBoost VM's
eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 00:01:56 UTC 2012
On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5 March 2012 22:26, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Igor,
> > On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 1:04 PM, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com>
> >> 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 and
> >> > 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:
> >> http://code.google.com/p/nativeboost/downloads/list
> >> 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
> I know the status, Eliot. But also, i know that we need to give it a try.
> A community should help in developing it and testing.. You should not
> stand alone vs all dragons.
Thanks! I really appreciate that.
> Best regards,
> Igor Stasenko.
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