[Vm-dev] Bug 956376 ??? Can not edit class comments

Frank Shearar frank.shearar at gmail.com
Thu Apr 25 14:35:23 UTC 2013

On 25 April 2013 13:54, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 02:18:22PM +0200, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> This didn't sound like a VM problem at first, but according to the discussion it is:
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=956376
>> Any idea?
> On my 64-bit Linux with an interpreter VM compiled in 64-bit, and using
> Squeak - no problem. With a 32-bit interpreter - no problem. With Cog -
> again, no problem.
> I edited the class comment for class Array in each case.
> Dave

"Error: RemoteString past end of file" can indicate a broken/damages
changes file.

It does when I get the error, at least. Usually that happens when I
have to hard-kill an image that's stored state in the changes file.
Restarting the image means there's a mismatch somehow in the state
between the image and the changes file. Once you get one of these
you're nearly completely hosed: you can't file things out, for


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