[self-interest] Self Interpreter status?
ungar at mac.com
Fri Oct 28 23:59:30 UTC 2016
Oh yeah—it worked great! (That’s the ticket!)
> On Oct 28, 2016, at 1:59 PM, 'Jason Grossman' spam-me at xeny.net [self-interest] <self-interest at yahoogroups.com> wrote:
> 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 <mailto: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
> >> and
> >> 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.
> >> --
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