[Vm-dev] reorganizing opensmalltalk-vm

Stephan Eggermont stephan at stack.nl
Sun Oct 28 07:44:16 UTC 2018

Jakob Reschke <forums.jakob at resfarm.de> wrote:
> Am Fr., 26. Okt. 2018 um 21:13 Uhr schrieb Norbert Hartl <norbert at hartl.name
>> One file per method does not work on windows. So if we do not want to
>> loose them one file per class seems to be the way to go, no?
> Actually it works fine on Windows, until people come up with ultra-long
> method names, typically taking lots of arguments. ;-)

It actually doesn’t really work on any operating system with current
hardware. Methods are small, and disk blocks are large. The read/write
amplification kills performance. 


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