[Vm-dev] Help: weird bug in inspecting characters

Eliot Miranda eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 16:23:58 UTC 2018

Hi Subbu,

> On Jul 2, 2018, at 7:24 AM, K K Subbu <kksubbu.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I need help in tracing a bug (see attached picture) which triggered a MNU while trying to view a .cs file in FileTool. I traced the problem to peek on aStream returning a nil because a wrong character code was being returned in generated.
> In the attached picture, aStream isBinary is false and the basicNext returns the correct $^ character which gets stored in character1 local var. But an inspector displays it as Character 128. In the same inspector window $^ shows the correct character code as 94.
> This is on Squeak5.2alpha-64b-Linux-18127. What is happening here?

No idea.  Do you have a test case?

> Has anyone seen this type of behavior before?
> Thanks in advance .. Subbu
> <strangeCharBug.png>

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