[squeak-dev] Re: [Vm-dev] Bug in writing compressed stream when saving an mcz (was: New Cog VMs available...)

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Fri Jul 18 23:20:01 UTC 2014

On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 02:06:18PM -0700, Eliot Miranda wrote:
> I think we have to accept that the fix to on:from:to: means that exsting
> VMs are broken.  Certainly the ZipPlugin (InflatePlugin & DeflatePlugin)'s
> dependency on WriteStream and ReadStream inst size is restrictive.  I'd
> rather lift the restriction and use new VMs than live with the restriction
> long-term.

Is this fix is of sufficient urgency to justify asking all Squeak trunk users
to replace their VMs? Is there any less disruptive way to address the issue?
I don't know the answers, just asking.


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