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Re: Incompatibility with MachTen.


> There seems to be an incompatibility between MachTen professional and MCL.

> MCL freezes the machine on launch. I would expect that there is a VM
> problem since MCL uses the MMU for garbage collection, and MachTen uses it
> to reimplement the Macintosh's virtual memory scheme (you get VM with a
> swap file that only exists/grows when needed).  I told the people at Tenon
> about my suspicion and they responded:

> >Yes, that's possible.  However, any attempt by another program to mess with
> >the virtual memory hardware while MachTen professional is running will
> >probably fail fatally.  We had similar trouble with Quasar's SmallTalk
> >Agents, but we fixed their problem shortly after receiving a copy of their
> >software

> Anyone at Digitool want to send them a copy to work on?  :>

> Thanks,

> --Rob.


I addressed the topic way back in April or March (as I remember) but
apparently couldn't get MachTen and (at that time Apple Cambridge) to
get in touch with each other.  I ended up supplying email and other
addresses to both parts because Tenon as well as AC said they would be
happy to give a copy of their product to the other part, but nothing
seems to have happened...

I then suspected that I would probably be the only one running into this
problem, but since we're at least two now...  :)