[Vm-dev] building the vm on linux
nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 06:54:29 UTC 2020
Yes take the Cog branch.
Le lun. 2 mars 2020 à 02:18, Robert <robert.withers at pm.me> a écrit :
> Hi David,
> Should I go with the Cog branch?
> k, r
> On 3/1/20 7:37 PM, David T. Lewis wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 01, 2020 at 11:40:27PM +0000, Robert wrote:
> >> Hello, I am trying to re-establish my vm build on 64-bit linux. Is there
> >> an up to date page with linux instructions for installing/building the
> >> vm? squeakvm.org is down and some posts on squeak.org seem out of date
> >> (referencing the old archiver source). I would be grateful for a good
> > Hi Robert,
> > The VM project and sources for modern Squeak are hosted on GitHub at
> > https://github.com/OpenSmalltalk/opensmalltalk-vm. You can get started
> > by reading that web page, which will give you an overview and explanation
> > of how to get started.
> > I don't know if you are familiar with git, but basically what you want to
> > do is clone that repository to your own PC, and then look in the ./image
> > folder. There you will find some scripts that will allow you to make an
> > up-to-date VMMaker image on your own computer. You can use that image for
> > generating VM and plugin sources.
> > The repository that you clone to your PC will also contain a wide
> > range of build scripts for compiling the VM. If you are on a 64-bit
> > Linux system, the script that you will probably want to use is either
> > opensmalltalk-vm/build.linux64x64/squeak.cog.spur/build/mvm or
> > opensmalltalk-vm/build.linux64x64/squeak.cog.spur/build.debug/mvm
> > (the latter building a VM with debugging enabled in the compiler).
> > FYI, the squeakvm.org site is still active, and building the original
> > portable VM works fine, and least on Linux. I use it myself on a regular
> > basis, expecially for plugin development. But for building a modern VM,
> > you need to use opensmalltalk-vm, so please take a look at the GitHub
> > site and give it a try.
> > HTH,
> > Dave
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