[squeak-dev] Squeak All-in-One

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Fri Apr 30 02:33:13 UTC 2010

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 02:13:30PM +0200, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> Also, we could add more VMs if people provide them, though these three
> should go a long way.
> Not sure what to do about 64 bit Linux, maybe just tweak the script to
> run the 32 bit version anyway?

IMO tweaking the script to run the 32-bit VM is the best thing to do
right now. It gives more consistency in the plugins (some are still
not available in 64-bit form), and the only real downside is the need
to install 32-bit runtime libraries. I expect that it is easier to
explain to new users that they need to install 32-bit libraries from
their Linux distro than it is to explain way some Squeak capabilities
do not work if they happen to be using a 64-bit OS.


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