[Pharo-project] Status of Weak enhancements in Pharo

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 09:37:16 CEST 2011

On 5 April 2011 06:30, Miguel Cobá <miguel.coba at gmail.com> wrote:
> What is the status of the Weak enhancements that were applied to Squeak
> 4.2 (by Levente and Igor, mainly) and were targeted for inclusion in
> Pharo? Is there a list of them somewhere? which ones are integrated and
> which ones are not yet?

Yes, they are already in Pharo.

To check if you running VM which supports new finalization, use:

WeakFinalizationList hasNewFinalization

> Other question, is the plan to take the enhancements as they are and
> apply them on Pharo, that is, the versions in Squeak are the reference
> or there are conflicting versions in Pharo that are to be keep instead.
> I remember that some changes were made to Pharo in this regard.

Do not worry about it. We reviewed the code with Stephane, before
integrating it. It was back in Dec 2010 (if i remember).

> Cheers
> --
> Miguel Cobá
> http://twitter.com/MiguelCobaMtz
> http://miguel.leugim.com.mx

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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