[Vm-dev] FileHandleTest>>#testTruncate Pharo test case for FilePlugin/ CogVM on 64bit linux

Markus Fritsche mfritsche at reauktion.de
Mon Jul 2 07:55:53 UTC 2018

Hi Alistair,

I created a file-based ext4fs in my ram-based /tmp/ and executed the
FileHandleTest starting the image out of that file system - the test
still fails.

Are you having your file system on rotating rust or in
electron-arresting transistors (like me)?

Best regards,


On 02.07.2018 09:26, Alistair Grant wrote:
> Hi Markus,
> The test passes in my Pharo 7 64 bit image with Ubuntu 16.04 on ZFS.
> Are you able to test on a file system other than btrfs?  Or anything
> else that might be different in your environment?
> P.S.  I'm not saying that FilePlugin shouldn't be changed, I haven't
> looked at it, but it would be nice to reproduce the issue first.
> Thanks,
> Alistair

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