[squeak-dev] The Trunk: System-ul.253.mcz

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Tue Feb 16 16:56:47 UTC 2010

On Tue, 16 Feb 2010, Juan Vuletich wrote:

> commits at source.squeak.org wrote:
>> Levente Uzonyi uploaded a new version of System to project The Trunk:
>> http://source.squeak.org/trunk/System-ul.253.mcz
>> ==================== Summary ====================
>> Name: System-ul.253
>> Author: ul
>> Time: 14 February 2010, 9:12:11.268 am
>> UUID: 7aaed65b-d0e3-0040-8929-0eb0bf8ecf64
>> Ancestors: System-ar.252
>> - fix (again): Timer may be already nil in the #ensure: block in 
>> MessageTally >> #spyEvery:on: and MessageTally >> #spyAllEvery:on:
> Hi Levente,
> How could that happen? Can you post a script to reproduce it?

Well, the old way to reproduce this is fixed (press alt/cmd+. while 
profiling) and that's great. But there's another one, it happens when 
you're tallying something which tallies something else. I know this 
shouldn't happen normally, but we have some tests which use MessageTally 
(for no reason). If you press the "Run Profiled" button in TestRunner, 
these tests will set Timer's value to nil and at the end, you get a 


> Thanks,
> Juan Vuletich

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