[Pharo-project] Bug in #pointsTo: ?

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Fri Jan 6 09:12:22 EST 2012


On Fri, 6 Jan 2012, Stéphane Ducasse wrote:

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> On Jan 6, 2012, at 2:46 PM, Levente Uzonyi wrote:
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>> Of course, but I'd check for the class equality first, because it's faster (yeah, i know you turned off inlining of #class, but Cog doesn't care about that ;)). Another thing that you should add (besides tests of course) is SmallInteger >> #pointsTo: which should return false. Also make sure that pointer tracing tools use #pointsTo:. In Squeak I found that some of them "reinvented" this method?
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> Do you mean what I understand :)? that some tools compiled methods? :)

No, they implemented more or less the same thing what #pointsTo: does (or 
should do).


Levente

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