[Vm-dev] compiling the stack VM with LLVM at -Ofast
johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Thu Oct 9 17:49:13 UTC 2014
On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 9:28 AM, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com>
> Hi John,
> On Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 9:39 PM, John McIntosh <
> johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com> wrote:
>> Due to attending the Vancouver Island Camp Smalltalk 2014, I spent a few
>> hours (ok many) being motivated, and trying to compile a 2009 era stack VM
>> with LLVM optimization fully on.
> Why?? Why are you not trying to compile a 2014 version, e.g. in
> http://www.squeakvm.org/svn/squeak/branches/Cog/stacksrc? That's over
> five years old.
Goush, I was at Camp Smalltalk, cutoff from civilization, and only had a 8
year old mac book pro running 10.7.5 and Xcode 4.6 with a source tree for
my iOS Fractions Calculator. So it was a comfortable viewpoint to have in
order to figure out where llvm was busted.
>> I can say that part is mostly completed, but I need some help
>> understanding how to bring the VM source up to date (without GCC) so that I
>> can see how best to tackle a few remaining issues. Mostly focusing around
>> something odd in the LargeInteger Plugin.
> The up-to-date code is in svn.
> Alternatively you can build an up-to-date VMMaker image following the
> instructions in
John M. McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com>
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