[self-interest] Self 4.4 Alpha 1 Release
mail at russell-allen.com
Sun Feb 8 01:54:48 UTC 2009
Thanks, that would be great if possible.
Jan Vrany wrote:
> good job!
> There are several Solaris/SPARC machines at my uni.
> Maybe I'll able to manage dedicated Solaris zone
> (kind of virtual machine) for you on one of that
> machines. I'll ask our admins next week.
> Regards, Jan
> On Fri, 2009-02-06 at 15:02 +1100, Russell Allen wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> > I haven't been able to find the time to put together a fully
> > functional
> > release, but I have noticed that there have been a large number of
> > hits
> > to the new website (55,047 pages since launch), so I've put together
> > an
> > initial alpha to get things moving.
> > Download it from selflanguage.org
> > What we have is:
> > - Working MacOS X VM with installer
> > - Working Linux x86 VM
> > - Freshly built Clean.snap
> > Currently missing is:
> > - an updated Demo.snap
> > - Sparc and Intel Solaris VMs. I don't have easy access to a Sparc
> > machine and would greatly appreciate it if someone who does could
> > help
> > out. It would be a great pity to have to abandon Self's first
> > platform!
> > - release documentation, notes etc.
> > Please read the short ReadMe file!
> > Unfortunately the Snapshot and MacOS X VM form a pair; you can't open
> > Clean.snap in a 4.3 VM so be wary if you already have a 4.3 VM on
> > your
> > system that your Mac doesn't try to use it instead of the new one.
> > How
> > to handle VM versioning is a subject I'd like to discuss with anyone
> > with experience in it.
> > This is an initial alpha and hasn't been tested. Everything is up for
> > change including distribution methods, packaging etc. Please comment
> > and try out; in particular please sing out if the Linux VM doesn't
> > work
> > on your distro.
> > Best,
> > Russell
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