[Pharo-users] Pharo By Example - VM issues

Marcus Denker marcus.denker at inria.fr
Thu Dec 1 11:29:40 CET 2011

On Dec 1, 2011, at 10:56 AM, Stefan Marr wrote:

> Hi:
> On 01 Dec 2011, at 10:29, Marcus Denker wrote:
>> The image used for the book is very old and does not have the cog related patches...
>> The easiest would be to make a one-click with old vms for the book.
>> Or we would need to find out (remember) exactly which patch is needed...
> I guess there is something specific in the Pharo tracker, but there is also:
> http://squeakvm.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/branches/Cog/image/NecessaryImageChangesForCogToWork.1.cs?rev=2220&view=auto
> Kind of related to that: does anyone have a Squeak 3.9 image running on top of Cog?
> As far as I understand, the main issue is that the image needs to use Closures instead of old style blocks. Is that correct?

Yes. Would be quite some work, I think. Not impossible, but the question is if it would not be easier to change Pharo
or current Squeak (in case of MVC) for your needs.


Marcus Denker -- http://marcusdenker.de

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