[squeak-dev] Test harvested from Pharo fails on interpreter VM - is it a bug?

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 17:31:58 UTC 2012

On 5 January 2012 18:15, Nicolas Cellier
<nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2012/1/5 David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com>:
>> CompiledMethodTest>>testPerformInSuperclassCanExecutelongMethodWithTemps fails
>> on the interpreter VM, but passes on Cog. The test was introduced to the image
>> in KernelTests-nice.180 with the update notice "Pick a few tests from Pharo".
>> I am assuming that this test documents a preexisting limitation of the
>> interpreter VM that has been addressed in Cog. Is that right?
> Yes http://code.google.com/p/pharo/issues/detail?id=3468
> We could call this a "limitation" rather than a "bug" if you prefer
> and declare it as an expectedFailure (conditionaly vm-wise).
> I think that it is good to document limitations, so it was good to
> introduce this test.
> To me, an undocumented limitation is a bug.

> Nicolas
>> Thanks,
>> Dave

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko.

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