[Pharo-dev] File problems in Pharo 8

Sean P. DeNigris sean at clipperadams.com
Wed Feb 13 10:35:34 EST 2019


Alistair Grant wrote
> I… changed the behaviour of DeleteVisitor
> slightly.  In Pharo 7 the Visitor will descend in to a symbolic link
> that points to a directory, in Pharo 8 it doesn't.

Thank goodness someone finally fixed that! IMHO the old behavior was
extremely dangerous and I greatly limited my use of #deleteAll for that
reason.

'/path/to/aFolder' deleteAll

where
- aFolder
  - aSymbolicLinkTo~

No problem, we all have backups, right?... right?



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Sean
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