[Pharo-dev] Xtreams in Pharo 3

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Tue Nov 19 19:16:32 EST 2013


On Tue, 19 Nov 2013, Nicolas Cellier wrote:

> For the OpalCompiler support, I have simply added the compiler method in Xtreams-Parsing because it does not conflict with anything else, I have
> the feeling that this is bearable...
> I have also added a NotFoundError subclass of NotFound in Xtreams-support.
> It's not ideal. That also means that bleeding-edge will not load in Squeak 4.4 or older, and maybe not elder version of Pharo...

You mean any version of Squeak, since there's no class named NotFound.

> Maybe I could have changed NotFoundError reference into NotFound?
> In the future, or if we really want a bleding edge in elder images, we may have to fork the Xtreams-support, but as long as we can, it's better to
> avoid it.

You can postpone this for a few months, but I don't see why it would make 
sense. Forking is bad, but if you want to support two diverging platforms, 
then you'll have to do it sooner or later.


Levente

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> 2013/11/19 Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at stfx.eu>
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>       On 18 Nov 2013, at 22:33, Nicolas Cellier <nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com> wrote:
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>       > Ah, NotFoundError is also undeclared in Squeak, it is the VisualWorks class name.
>       > It could go into Xtreams-Support...
> 
> OK, are you going to check this in, or should I ?
> 
> How are we going to deal with platform specific stuff (like the Opal compiler switch) ?
> 
> Sven
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