Debug highlighting question

Doug Way dway at
Tue Jun 1 18:22:27 UTC 2004

Nevin Pratt wrote:

> I've been running 3.5 for awhile now, and am just starting to play 
> with 3.6.  I've noticed a difference in the debugger.
> In 3.5, I could have "browseWithPrettyPrint" turned on, and everything 
> was just nifty.
> But in 3.6, when I have "browseWithPrettyPrint" turned on, the 
> debugger tries to highlight the code as if the pretty printer was 
> *not* turned on.  This makes the debugger completely worthless unless 
> I turn pretty printing off.  And, since the debugger is an absolute 
> necessity, the debugger trumps the pretty-printer, thus making the 
> pretty printer worthless.

Some good news for you... this is fixed in 3.7beta.  But it is a problem 
in 3.6.

> What happened?  Anybody know?

Most likely part of the general mayhem following the block context 
enhancements in 3.6. ;-)  But the remaining problems seem to be solved 
in 3.7 now as far as I can tell.

- Doug

More information about the Squeak-dev mailing list