[Etoys] etoys image freezing?

Yoshiki Ohshima yoshiki at vpri.org
Mon May 12 13:52:36 EDT 2008

> I just opened Squeak 3.9 from www.squeak.org copied the sound code I've 
> been running there. I had no problems at all. (And that was 
> experimenting with sounds built into the image and the fox.aiff sound to 
> which my code refers.
> Returning to etoys-dev.image, running the same code, I was able to 
> freeze the image fairly quicky (between 10 to 20 doits).

  This is troublesome.  Can anybody on Mac OS X with the VM available
from Squeakland confirm this?

> After 70 or so doits, Squeak freezes. Another sympton I saw on this go 
> round of the test was that the 2 or 3 doits before the actual freeze, 
> Squeak became slightly unresponsive. And then it froze.

  How frozen is it?  I mean, after it freezes, press Apple key+. and
does it come back?  If so, the pink notifier show something
interesting at the top of stack?

> Yoshiki - Sorry to belabor this .... and thanks very much for taking the 
> time to answer my questions.

  Not a problem.

-- Yoshiki

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