[squeak-dev] Re: Is this a bug with Step "Over"?
asqueaker at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 15:44:55 UTC 2015
> "The user should be notified of the occurrence of an exceptional occurrence
> and given an option of continuing or aborting the computation. The
> description of the occurrence should include any text specified as the
> argument of the #signal: message."
> debugContext: thisContext
> label: 'Warning'
> contents: self messageText, '\\Select Proceed to continue, or close this
> window to cancel the operation.' withCRs.
> self resume.
> contrast that with Halt's defaultAction:
> "No one has handled this error, but now give them a chance to decide how to
> debug it. If none handle this either then open debugger (see
> UnhandledError signalForException: self
> With Halt's approach, the debugger can catch it, and catch subsequent halts;
> indeed the debugger can catch any unhandled exception raised within
> debugging. But it can't, and shouldn't, squash the opeining of a debugger
> if the debugged code chooses to do so.
> One fix is to use Halt's defaultAction for Warning. I think this is the
> right thing to do. Another solution is to accept that Warning behaves
> bizarrely and leave it as is. What do y'all think?
Hi Eliot, nobody's #defaultAction changed from 4.5 to 4.6 so why does
Warning work correctly in 4.5 but not 4.6? I'm concerned the problem
may be deeper..
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