[squeak-dev] Re: What are MethodDictionary faults?

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Wed Dec 23 13:59:54 UTC 2009

Mariano Martinez Peck wrote:
> What questions is, what are these faults?  Why a method dictionary can 
> be in nil ? How is this produced ? And how is it fixed?

These faults are messages generated by the VM when a class has no method 
dictionary. Why? Because it can be used to discover which classes are used.

> But again...how can that be nil ???

See ClassDescription>>induceMDFault.

   - Andreas

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