[squeak-dev] #shutdown vs #shutdown:

Tobias Pape Das.Linux at gmx.de
Thu Dec 28 21:20:36 UTC 2017

> On 28.12.2017, at 22:09, Fabio Niephaus <lists at fniephaus.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> SmalltalkImage>>processShutDownList: sends #shutdown: to all classes in ShutDownList, yet there are classes that don't implement #shutdown: but #shutdown. One example is ExternalSettings class>>shutDown, ExternalSettings is in ShutDownList.
> Can someone explain how this is supposed to work or why there is no error when the image is shutting down?

Behavior>>shutDown: quitting
	"This message is sent on system shutdown to registered classes"
	^self shutDown.


> Best,
> Fabio

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