[3.9b bug report] 3.9 beta 7032 primitive fails on upgrading SqueakMap

tim Rowledge tim at rowledge.org
Wed May 10 15:11:49 UTC 2006

On 10-May-06, at 2:38 AM, Ken G. Brown wrote:

> Installed ftp://ftp.squeak.org/3.9Beta/Squeak3.9b-7032.zip running  
> on VM Squeak 3.8.12beta4U.app on Mac G5 with OS X 10.4.6.
> Try Open SqueakMap Package Browser
> 	Get notifier saying SqueakMap server version is newer (2.2) than  
> client (2.0), upgrade to new version Yes/No.
> Select Yes, then after some time "Upgrading SqueakMap", get a  
> primitive failed error. This is with no sm or package-cache folders  
> present on Squeak startup.
> ByteString class(Behavior)>>basicNew:
> 	Receiver: ByteString
> 	Arguments and temporary variables:
> 		sizeRequested: 	-1
Unfortunately I'm quite unable to make the vm create a byte array of  
size -1 :-)

Looks like some arithmetic needs checking in or around  

tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
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