[OpenSmalltalk/opensmalltalk-vm] Primitives merged back from the PharoVM branch should be reviewed (#192)

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[OpenSmalltalk/opensmalltalk-vm] Primitives merged back from the PharoVM branch should be reviewed (#192)

Fabio Niephaus-3

Nice catch. The cause of the problem is that the primitives were merged
into the Cog branch from PharoVM. These came with
All primitives merged from that branch should be revisited, because
while many of those (like these) are from the original VMMaker branch,
they are flagged with <option: #Pharo>.


On Wed, 10 Jan 2018, Ricardo Moran wrote:


For a while I've been using an old version of Squeak so recently I decided to update and I downloaded Squeak 5.1.
First of all, let me tell you I really like what you have done. I haven't been following the list too much lately so I'm only scratching the surface but this new Squeak looks and feels really nice. And most of my > preferences are already set by default so I don't have
to mess around with the settings too much. Really nice work, thank you.

One thing I noticed while I was playing with the SerialPort is that it doesn't work if I refer to the ports by name (I'm using Windows 10, by the way). This used to work in the old VM so I looked in the source code and it > seems the primitives that allow to use port

names are only compiled for Pharo:

So I downloaded the PharoVM and indeed the SerialPort works fine with port names. Is there a reason for this or is it just a bug?


Mailing list discussion: http://forum.world.st/SerialPort-question-regarding-port-names-td5062751.html

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