[squeak-dev] What is HydraVM for?

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Wed Apr 28 06:24:41 UTC 2010

On 28 April 2010 08:44, Ang BeePeng <beepeng86 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi Igor.
> I wish to know more about HydraVM? What it really does? Details of how it is
> different from Squeak. I've search through the web, I've got several
> documents, but those doesn't answer my question. Where to get detailed
> documentation about it?
You can read the details about it here:

> I've got Hydra source in C and Slang. When I try to generate from VMMaker, I
> got several errors. Is there documentation to follow, step by step?

A tools for building Hydra is the same as for usual squeak vm.
A sources, however should be downloaded from different location.
Follow the above link for details.

> Perhaps, is there anywhere to get a ready-to-run Hydra?
check the

it contains the latest builds, released by me.

I'd like to note, that Hydra is not actively developed anymore.
For instance, its not supports a closures, which integrated lately in
newer Squeak VMs.
A Cog VM, having plans to integrate HydraVM features in future.
But you are welcome, if you want to play with it. Expect rocks failing. :)

> Thank you very much.
> Ang Beepeng
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Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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