[Newbies] Changing superclass doesn't "work automatically"
Randal L. Schwartz
merlyn at stonehenge.com
Thu Jul 3 15:40:30 UTC 2008
>>>>> "Bert" == Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> writes:
Bert> Smalltalk does not work that way. If the class format changed, all
Bert> existing instance are bulk-migrated to the new class (by creating new
Bert> instances and doing a forward-become on all of them).
Well, so this *is* the newbies list... I can *ask*... :)
When does "anObsoleteFooClass" show up then? I know there are checks for it,
and I think I made one once. When does that happen? I could probably
investigate it myself, but maybe someone can answer this and save me a half
hour of poking around.
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