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Re: Incompatibility with MachTen.

Send me the names and addresses of who you contacted at Tenon.  We will
follow up.

Hazem Sayed

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At  2:40 AM 1/28/95 +0100, Tobias Kunze wrote:
>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...  :)

At 12:07 PM 1/27/95 -0600, Rob Browning wrote:
>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
>Anyone at Digitool want to send them a copy to work on?  :>