[self-interest] Funny thing when removing globals* slot from the lobby

Russell Allen mail at russell-allen.com
Sat Aug 15 01:09:40 UTC 2009

Hi Niko,

That's an area I'm interested in and I know other people are too, so  
keep us all informed of your discoveries!

You can get the self files by downloading them from the released  
tarball, or by cloning the GitHub tree:

git clone git://github.com/russellallen/self.git

- Russell

On 14/08/2009, at 7:15 PM, Niko Schwarz wrote:

> Russell!
> > I'm intrigued - do you have a goal or are you just trying to see how
> > far you can bend Self before it breaks? :)
> Well, obviously my curiosity is killing me! Apart from that, I'm
> evaluating ideas for a version control system, where the different
> forks can live side by side. I was looking at Smalltalk Changeboxes
> and similar approaches. In Squeak, virtualizing method calls requires
> hooking into the compiler. In Self, in theory, it would be as easy as
> exchanging the lobby.
> > if I were doing this I would maybe try making the changes to the
> > Self files and rebuilding the snapshot.
> Thanks so much for the insight! Umm, I assume I find the Self files in
> the source tarball? I'll see if I can do that.
> cheers,
> Niko

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