[Vm-dev] Prebuilt 64-bit VM on Linux?

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Apr 10 22:49:08 UTC 2013

On 10.04.2013, at 15:46, tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote:

> On 10-04-2013, at 3:40 PM, Stephan Eggermont <stephan at stack.nl> wrote:
>> On Apr 10, 2013, at 23:43 , Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>>> Well, you only ever hear the complaints from Linux users. That's because almost nobody *actually* needs 64 bits yet, but Linux forces it onto unsuspecting users anyway.
>> Yes. It's comparable to a mobile phone. Nearly nobody needs one, but they are pretty nice to have.
>> New machines come with more memory, and being able to use it would be nice. 
> Has anyone got even close to using 2Gb in Squeak yet? I imagine some alarming image load/save times...

Load/save isn't nearly as much of a problem as collecting gigabytes of garbage.

- Bert -

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