[squeak-dev] Wrong method source pointer in Squeak5.2

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Sun Dec 16 19:12:25 UTC 2018

I'm running into an error related to Metacello loading when I do the
run.sh script in the recipe below, screen shot attached. I am running
on Linux.

It looks like I am missing something in the intial setup, can you give
me a pointer?


On Sun, Dec 16, 2018 at 06:14:47PM +0100, Max Leske wrote:
> Hi,
> We have an issue in Seaside where a loaded test method holds a bad 
> source pointer. We only noticed because this method accesses the 
> debugger map.
> How to reproduce:
> 1. clone SmalltalkCI:
> 	git clone git at github.com:hpi-swa/smalltalkCI.git
> 2. clone Seaside:
> 	git clone git at github.com:SeasideSt/Seaside.git;
> 	git checkout 9cb54a7b14cd254ef318294905c4e8dda8dd9f79
> 3. install Seaside in Squeak5.2:
> 	<path to SmalltalkCI>/run.sh --headful -s Squeak-5.2 <path to 
> Seaside>/.smalltalk.ston
> 4. Run the test WAPharoDebuggerTest>>testNamedTempAt and you'll see a 
> debugger pop up for an UndeclaredVariable. The source lookup is 
> performed in the changes file but in the middle of a chunk of binary 
> (font) data.
> I can can only speculate that some of that binary data introduces random 
> chunks which messes with the offsets.
> We're adding a workaround for that particular test for now.
> Let me know if I can help track down the issue.
> Cheers,
> Max

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