[Vm-dev] Re: [Pharo-project] Issue 3446 in pharo: VMMakerTool load config buttondoesn't work

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Fri Dec 17 20:12:34 UTC 2010

On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 06:39:33PM +0100, Levente Uzonyi wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Dec 2010, Javier Pim?s wrote:
> >OK, if I'm correct the 3449 issue is fixed and integrated now. So how do we
> >solve this one? Because the method lays on VMMakerTool's code, for squeak.
> >Maybe we can add a line to ConfigurationOfVMMaker>>#fixVMMakerForPharo like
> >this:


> >It's a bit of a dirty hack, maybe there's a cleaner way. What do you think?
> No need to do dirty hacks, just communicate your needs properly. Ask David 
> to update the method. Squeak (since 3.9) also implements UIManager >> 
> #chooseFileMatching:label:. Note that the name of this method is a bit 
> misleading. The first argument is a list of "file extensions", not a list 
> of patterns. So this should work in both Squeak and Pharo:
> fileResult := UIManager default
> 	chooseFileMatching: #('config')
> 	label: 'Select VMMaker configuration...'.
> Since fileResult is a string that contains the full path, the variable 
> "file" is not necessary anymore.

This is in VMMaker-dtl.211.

The #saveConfig method had a similar problem, so I changed it to
use UIManager>>request:initialAnswer:

Both methods should work on Squeak/Pharo now.


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