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Re: Incompatibility with MachTen.
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- Subject: Re: Incompatibility with MachTen.
- From: garges@cats.UCSC.EDU (Kenneth Garges )
- Date: Fri, 27 Jan 1995 17:27:08 -0800
- Organization: UCSC
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In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
(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? :>
Try it without the Ptable extension that comes with MCL. That way MCL will
not use the MMU.