UUID problems

Tim Rowledge tim at sumeru.stanford.edu
Sun Feb 2 16:00:17 UTC 2003

Julian Fitzell <julian at beta4.com> appears to have written:

> Replying to my own post, digging some more I found out that the UUID 
> generation is supposed to fall back on some other method if the sound 
> system isn't available... but this doesn't seem to be happening.
> UUIDGenerator>>makeSeedFromSound uses #ifCurtailed: but for whatever 
> reason that doesn't seem to be working.  Changing it to "on: Exception 
> do: ..." makes it work for me, but I remember some discussion on the 
> list a while ago about using #ifCurtailed: being the correct way to do 
> things.  What am I missing?  Why doesn't this work?
The change to on:do: is the correct change. ifCurtailed: only runswhen
the Process is terminated!

Sigh. I provided a 3.4b change to do this for the makeUnixSeed but never
spotted the sound one.

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Tim Rowledge, tim at sumeru.stanford.edu, http://sumeru.stanford.edu/tim

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