[Cuis-dev] [Ann] Bootstrap and CuisDynamicLibraries

Gerald Klix cuis.01 at klix.ch
Thu Oct 26 12:26:32 PDT 2023

On 10/26/23 8:32 PM, Juan Vuletich via Cuis-dev wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> This year I've been busy, with the help of Felipe Zak, on implementing 
> two new features for Cuis.
> 1) Bootstrap. A package that lets us bootstrap new Cuis images, 
> including only what is desired. Smallest so far is about 150Kb, and 
> includes Stdout, Collections, Magnitudes, etc.
> 2) CuisDynamicLibraries. These are files that include compiled Cuis 
> code. They are somewhat similar to .so and .dll. They are much (MUCH!) 
> faster to load than .pck.st, and don't require a Compiler to be present.
> These together allow for an image of less than 200kb that can load any 
> needed additional code via .dcl files.
> Felipe and I will be giving talks on these new features at the FAST 
> Smalltalks 2023 conference at Universidad de Quilmes. Documentation is 
> on its way, but if you are brave enough, comments and examples 
> included in code could suffice.
> Cheers,
This is just cool!
And while writing this e-mail, I pulled the latest changes.
Is there any documentation?

Best Regards,


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