[squeak-dev] The Trunk: Files-eem.195.mcz

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Thu Jul 14 19:36:06 UTC 2022

On Thu, Jul 14, 2022 at 10:43:25AM -0700, tim Rowledge wrote:
> > On 2022-07-13, at 9:27 PM, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > Occasionally FileDirectory>>exists fails.  The old implementation seems unreliable, but it's also slow.  So if possible, implement it above primLookupEntryIn:name:
> Which reminds me - we have a lot of cleaning up and improving to do wrt filenames etc. Some of which we've been discussing since circa 1998.
> It might be time to consider things like Lukas' FileSystem (http://www.squeaksource.com/fs.html) for example.

Or the FileMan package that has been adopted by Cuis.


I find FileMan to be clean in design and nicely factored to support
various OS eccentricities. Consistency with Cuis would be a plus in
my opinion.


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