[Vm-dev] Re: error "please insert disk" (windows vm)

Nicolai Hess nicolaihess at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 09:00:25 UTC 2015

I opened another bug report at mantis - >

I can create a patch with the proposed solution.

2015-11-06 8:42 GMT+01:00 Nicolai Hess <nicolaihess at gmail.com>:

> we have the following bug report
> 16928
> <https://pharo.fogbugz.com/f/cases/16928/no-disk-in-the-drive-reply-to-World-Save-As-and-other-places>
> "no disk in the drive" reply to World | Save As (and other places)
> "On a clean Pharo4.0 #40618 image, on Windows 7
> World Menu | Save As brings up a modal alert window, "There is no disk in
> the drive. Please insert a disk into drive <etc>"
> On my system, it does this 4 times.
> I'm assuming that each instance refers to one of the card-reader drives
> which are attached, but without a card inserted.
> This is a pain to deal with every single time a File Browser or World |
> Save As dialog is opened.
> Could the alerts either be
>  - only raised when that specific drive is requested by a user action
> or, less preferably
>  - given by a non-modal window, and fading away after a period"
> I was able to reproduce this error on squeaks and pharos window vm.
> (insert a usb card reader, with card, wait some time , remove only the
> card,
> every access on this drive, for example open a FileList and scroll to the
> drive letter).
> The solution I found is to call SetErrorMode(
> I would like to propose the following change to sqwin32directory.c
> wrap the call to FindFirstFileW/FindNextFileW with
> call   FindFirstFileW/FindNextFileW
> SetErrorMode(prevMode);
> ...
> and call this functions in at least dir_lookup()
> (the other file/directory methods are save).
> Alternative solution, we could call the SetErrorMode function once at
> program start
> but I don't know if there are other "useful" errors message that we don't
> want to disable.
> I tested both solution, both seems to work fine.
> What do you think?
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