bug? 3.9 & 3.8 - saving changes file
zaccone at bucknell.edu
Mon Nov 19 22:57:29 UTC 2007
Thanks Tim. I'll send this to the Squeak list.
On Nov 19, 2007, at 2007-11-19, 4:39 PM, Tim Johnson wrote:
> Ran into a strange error and then I was able to reproduce it.
> Running Mac
> OS X 10.4.10 on Intel with VM 3.8.18beta1U. Repeated error on
> 3.8-6665 as
> well. I have a feeling you all already know about this and will
> at me.
> Here are the steps.
> - Open up an image.
> - Make some change, like typing text into a Workspace
> - In Finder, rename the folder the image is in
> - Quit, do not save
> Resulting error: "Error: a primitive has failed" ...
> Now obviously it is trying to write to the .changes file but
> the .changes
> file is in a folder that has been renamed. Maybe this error should be
> handled more gracefully, though. Debugging this and making a change
> (replacing an underscore with a ':=' ) actually brought me to a Big
> System-Error-Handling-Failed Emergency Evaluator.
> *Also*, it becomes impossible to quit Squeak even though everything
> to be running fine... one cannot Quit And Save, nor can one Quit
> Saving! Catch-22.
> Hope maybe this is something that someone is interested in. If not,
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