Re: [Pharo-dev] [ANN] New Pharo VM released (v8.6.1)

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Re: [Pharo-dev] [ANN] New Pharo VM released (v8.6.1)

Tudor Girba-2
Great work!


> On Nov 2, 2020, at 4:48 PM, [hidden email] wrote:
> Hi,
>     this is an announcement of a new release of the Pharo VM. This
> new version is available to be downloaded through get-pharo scripts
> and through the Pharo Launcher. From the Pharo Launcher, remember to
> update the VM from the VM manager window.
> This version includes a series of improvements:
> - Unification of code base with the headless VM
> - Preparation for supporting HDPI displays.
> - Improvements in the speed of Threaded FFI (40x times faster in
> SameThread runner and 2x in Threaded worker).
> - Better handling of semaphores
> - Improvements in the loading of large images (better buffering)
> - Better support for headless execution on non-main thread
> Please let me know if you find any issues.
> Cheers, Pablo
> --
> Pablo Tesone.
> [hidden email]


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