[self-interest] Self Interpreter status?
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Fri Oct 28 20:59:54 UTC 2016
No no no! Tell him it worked and just needs to be unbitrotted. Then
he'll fix it.
On 29 Oct 2016, at 2:49, David Ungar ungar at mac.com [self-interest]
> Glad you are doing it! Don’t think it every worked, IIRC.
>> On Oct 28, 2016, at 4:01 AM, Chris Double chris.double at double.co.nz
>> [self-interest] <self-interest at yahoogroups.com> wrote:
>> In the Self VM there's code for an interpreter if the FAST and SIC
>> compilers are disabled at build time. What's the status of that? Did
>> it work at some point?
>> Trying it out on x86 shows that there's some unimplemented assembler
>> routines, especially CallPrimitiveFromInterpreter, that prevents it
>> from working there.
>> I hacked together some code to do what I think it's supposed to do
>> built an interpreter only VM that runs primitives but it segfaults
>> when creating blocks. I'm tracking down why this is but was curious
>> what actual state the interpreter code got to.
>> http://bluishcoder.co.nz <http://bluishcoder.co.nz/>
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