[Newbies] Using squeak with a script?

Göran Krampe goran at krampe.se
Wed Feb 22 10:45:57 UTC 2017

On 21/02/17 20:51, Jacques Harmand wrote:
> Hi list,
> I try to use squeak to execute the following basic Smalltalk script (in
> a file "hello.st <http://hello.st>")
> "Transcript show: 'Hello world'; cr."
> from the command line with Squeak.  This works as expected with both GNU
> Smalltalk and Pharo, but with Squeak nothing happens: Squeak seems to
> wait forever.  If I add
> "Smalltalk snapshot: false andQuit: true."
> after the above line, the execution of the script terminates, but
> without printing anything.

I haven't looked closely at latest Squeak (perhaps Pharo has coupled 
Transcript to stdout for headless mode?), but Transcript is not the same 
thing as stdout - so you wouldn't see anything on stdout.

regards, Göran

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