[self-interest] Experimental VM manager for OS X to try

sxyzh2 sxyzh2 at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 23 17:02:33 UTC 2012

Hi Russell

Ooh this is way better.
At any rate,  it starts well.   The VM  runs with no problem 
and asks for a snapshot to be chosen.

But subsequently, the snapshot doesn't run  
(At least on my Snow Leopard 10.6.8)

The console is mute.
I'll keep trying different stuff.


On 23 Feb 2012, at 01:19, Russell Allen wrote:

> Hi guys,
> As I mentioned before I have been thinking about how to make the current VM experience on Macs (with the droplet, complex installer etc) better. 
> I've uploaded a first think of a better way to http://selflanguage.org/files/releases/4.5/experimental/SelfVM-23Feb12.zip
> If you download the zip file onto your mac and unzip, you will get an app called "Self".
> Double click it to start, then you can start snapshots either by dragging them onto the icon, or by using the Open file menu or the run snapshot button. 
> It should keep track of what snapshots are running.
> Also under the file menu is an option to install the command line vm at /usr/bin/Self You will need your password to do this.
> There are many more possibilities I think with this approach.
> This is experimental code which hasn't been tested outside my laptop, so I'd love feedback from anyone who wants to try it.
> Cheers, Russell

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