[Vm-dev] Re: Having trouble with 4.2 on Linux
leves at elte.hu
Wed May 25 08:35:22 UTC 2011
On Tue, 24 May 2011, Ken Causey wrote:
> testRand instance method. However as soon as I finished typing
> '<cdecl:' I started getting debuggers popping up for every keypress
> related to parsing, I suspect having to do with Shout. Yet I check the
> preferences and under Browsing Shout and syntaxHighlightingAsYouType
> (going from memory) are not enabled. But in fact the syntax is being
> colored as I type. I can't figure out how to stop it. So I just type
I fixed this bug in the Trunk a few weeks ago. It was present in Shout
since 2004 or so, but probably the error was simply ignored by some other
part of the system.
> away and ignore the debuggers resulting in
> "Test rand"
> <cdecl: int 'rand' ()>
> ^self externalCallFailed
> and I try to accept that but it will not accept it insisting that there
> should be a return call type in the cdecl line even though I think I've
> typed one in there. I also tried <cdecl: int 'rand' (void)> as I'm not
> sure which if either of these is correct, but the same result happens in
> both cases.
The error message is correct, you should specify the return type as long.
There's no int type in FFI, probably because it's ambiguous (even in C)
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