[Etoys] loading application in Etoys image

Karl karl.ramberg at comhem.se
Wed Jan 2 18:42:22 EST 2008

Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> On Jan 3, 2008, at 0:16 , Karl wrote:
>> Yoshiki Ohshima wrote:
>>>> Reading Stephan's BotIncs progresses is encouraging about using  
>>>> etoys
>>>> image as a base for additional Smalltalk application.
>>>> Last November, related to DrGeo we had a thread about fast  
>>>> loading of
>>>> compiled code in an existing image. The discussion went over my
>>>> understanding and I am not sure if it lead to workable solution.  
>>>> What
>>>> is the state of affair?
>>>   There is not much progress since then.  And I don't remember to see
>>> a viable solution proposed.
>> I looked at the code and could not see a solution within my grasp.  
>> Image
>> segments needs references for symbols from the image and the only  
>> viable
>> way is compiling the classes as far as I can see.
> Why wouldn't it work to do a forward-become of all the symbols from  
> the segment to the ones in the image?
You read the 'within my grasp' ? ;-)
I'm pretty sure someone with more knowledge than me could make this work.

Also in DrGeo there are several classes not in the image so a become 
would get into trouble.


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