[Pharo-project] badDirectoryPath

Sean P. DeNigris sean at clipperadams.com
Thu Jun 21 12:08:47 EDT 2012


Camillo Bruni-3 wrote
> 
> I would assume mostly due to performance....
> 

We should be clear on the reason and put a comment. This is an unusual
(cough... c-like) pattern in Smalltalk.

Also, lookupDirectory:filename: returns #badDirectoryPath on primitive
failure. Is that a good idea? It seems like it could lead to confusing
errors ("what do you mean bad path?!?! I'm looking right at the @%#$ file!).
Why not send primitiveFailed?

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