Squeak vs. VW local block variables

Bob Arning arning at charm.net
Tue Aug 24 15:46:12 UTC 1999

On Tue, 24 Aug 1999 08:22:21 -0400 "Daniel V. Oppenheim" <music at watson.ibm.com> wrote:
>Trying to port VisualWorks code into Squeak. Squeak doesn't support local
>block variables. Any workarounds apart from manually making the block
>variables into local variables? Any plans for adding local block variables
>in Squeak?


As a short-term hack, you can try


which allows block temps to file in without error. They are simply converted to method temps which is OK in some cases, but perhaps not in others. Longer-term, there is a project in the works to do the right thing (see Dan's message).


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