[Self-interest] Self on MacOS

David Ungar ungar at mac.com
Tue Apr 21 00:01:10 UTC 2020

Maybe when I retire...

> On Apr 20, 2020, at 3:17 PM, Chris Double <chris.double at double.co.nz> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 10:12 AM Slava Pestov
> <sviatoslavpestov at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I wonder if it would be possible to do a quick-and-dirty 64 bit port that still used 32 bit object pointers, relative to some base. This would limit the maximum size of the heap, but that likely does not matter, and it would be much easier than trying to change the in-memory layout of everything all at once.
> That's what I was thinking of - my plan was to use the bytecode
> interpreter on 32-bit to make sure it worked, then do a
> quick-and-dirty port to get it running, then look at options for the
> 64-bit code generation, in an attempt to have something running at
> each step to make sure it works. But I never got past "get the
> interpreter working" stage. In hindsight I should have just gone
> straight to the next step.
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