[Pharo-project] VM Plugins that are important for performance?

Stefan Marr pharo at stefan-marr.de
Thu Nov 11 00:33:21 CET 2010


Hi Philippe:

On 10 Nov 2010, at 22:00, Philippe Marschall wrote:

> On 10.11.2010 14:36, Stefan Marr wrote:
>> Hi all:
>> 
>> From your experience, what are the important VM plugins to gain a snappy and responsive Pharo image.
>> 
>> Stef mentioned the Font plugin, but will this improve the user experience or is it just nice to have to support different kinds of fonts?
>> 
>> The reason for my question is the 'performance hit' I have to take with the RoarVM for the moment.
>> So, if there are things typically done in plugins which now running in Smalltalk on the RoarVM, then I guess I could benefit by including those plugins.
> 
> Do you have the MiscPrimitivePlugin?
Yes, the current list of plugins is:

B2DPlugin
B3DAcceleratorPlugin
BitBltPlugin
FilePlugin
FloatArrayPlugin
LargeIntegers
Matrix2x3Plugin
MiscPrimitivePlugin
RePlugin
SocketPlugin
SoundPlugin
UnixOSProcessPlugin

Best regards
Stefan


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