[Vm-dev] Maturity of the pharo CMake build process?

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 16:31:43 UTC 2014

This repository is largely outdated and no longer maintained.
The official Pharo Cog VM is now hosted on github:


I feel sorry that you wasted your time on it :/

On 23 April 2014 18:24, gettimothy <gettimothy at zoho.com> wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> I am now working with the CMakeVMMaker on Pharo and am curious as to the
> maturity of the code before I tackle some build issues I am having with it.
> Please note that I am NOT looking for an answer to this specific build
> issue--I can trace that down and fix it just fine. I merely need a sense of
> the community's sense of the tools robustness so I can keep that in mind as
> future issues come up.
> I am currently using the source tree from  git clone git://
> gitorious.org/cogvm/blessed.git
> and running the generator.image in the blessed/image directory that is
> downloaded via the newImage.sh script.
> It seems to run really well except I am getting what looks like a basic
> error
> [ 95%] Building C object
> CMakeFiles/CogVM.dir/home/wm/usr/src/smalltalk/blessed/platforms/unix/vm/sqUnixMain.c.o
> In file included from
> /home/wm/usr/src/smalltalk/blessed/platforms/unix/vm/sqUnixMain.c:41:0:
> /home/wm/usr/src/smalltalk/blessed/platforms/Cross/vm/sqSCCSVersion.h:17:54:
> fatal error: vmVersionInfo.h: No such file or directory
> #include "vmVersionInfo.h" // defines REVISION_STRING
> when running this script:
> CogUnixConfig new
> addExternalPlugins: #( FT2Plugin );
> addInternalPlugins: #( UnixOSProcessPlugin );
> "generateForDebug;"
> generateSources; generate.
> That missing #include threw up a red-flag for me (which I have not
> investigated) that made me question the tools maturity.
> FWIW, I *really* like the approach of this tool. Having the configurations
> in their own objects makes perfect sense to me and it is nice to not have
> to deal with #IFNDEF foo #DEF bar  #UNLESS oops #THEN hack #ENDIF stuff.
> The blessed/image/newImage.sh is a nice feature as well.
> thanks for your time.
> tty

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko.
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