[squeak-dev] FileDirectory fails

Levente Uzonyi leves at caesar.elte.hu
Sat Jun 13 15:06:12 UTC 2020

On Sat, 13 Jun 2020, K K Subbu wrote:

> On 13/06/20 7:40 pm, David T. Lewis wrote:
>> Confirmed. It does not seem right to me, but it has been that way
>> for a long time. I just tried it on Squeak 3.8 and got the same
>> results.
> Thank you, Dave, for the confirmation.
> Paths are used for vm, image, plugins and startup document. The first 
> three are handled by platform code, so paths are not an issue.
> I was trying out startup documents from a different directory and 
> stumbled on these fails :-(.

Why not use FileDirectory default / '.' instead of FileDirectory on: '.'? 
The former does what you want, the latter does what's specified by the 
tests. After a quick glimpse on #on:'s implementation, my impression is 
that it expects an absolute path.


> Regards .. Subbu

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