Croquet VM issues
John M McIntosh
johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Fri Mar 17 01:22:18 UTC 2006
On 16-Mar-06, at 5:13 PM, tim Rowledge wrote:
>> * On Mac and Unix, do we implement getSystemAttribute: -1 to
>> return the full path to the executable?
> See http://minnow.cc.gatech.edu/squeak/314 This is a spec that was
> agreed to about 8 years ago. If any platform is non-compliant it
> should be brought into compliance asap.
The mac vm has always returned the path to the vm, and not the name
of the executable, note the comment in getSystemAttribute:
However I'll consider changing that.
Smalltalk getSystemAttribute: -1
does nothing on the mac or unix unless you've passed in a parameter
on the cmd line.
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