[Pharo-users] pathSegments of workingDirectory?

Sven Van Caekenberghe sven at stfx.eu
Thu Feb 14 01:45:30 EST 2019


David,

> On 14 Feb 2019, at 03:56, David Richards <david.i.richards.iii at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi community,
> 
> Consider:
> 
> | file |
> file := FileLocator workingDirectory .
> file fullName .
> "==> '/Users/dr/Documents/Pharo/images/Study (Pharo 7.0 - 64bit stable)'"
> file pathSegments .
> "==> #()"
> 
> How do we obtain path segments for the working directory?
> 
> Is this an edge case where pathSegments does not return a semantically consistent value?
> 
> Thanks
> David

A FileLocator is a bit special, it is usable, but not yet fully realised, more abstract. 

You can use resolve. Consider:

FileLocator home pathString.
 "'/Users/sven'"

FileLocator home resolve pathSegments.
 "#('Users' 'sven')"

HTH,

Sven




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