[Pharo-project] Meanwhile, at another vm

Philippe Marschall kustos at gmx.net
Wed Apr 13 23:02:10 CEST 2011


On 13.04.2011 19:40, Stephan Eggermont wrote:
> JSR 292 explicitly talks about become: (calls it hotswap) and is supposed
> to make it possible to run Smalltalk efficiently on a jvm. 

What I know as hotswap as hot swap would not help with #become:. My
understanding is that when "they" went from an object table to direct
pointers for memory access speed that made it more complicated to
implement #become: and certainly slower.

Cheers
Philippe




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