2017-08-09 22:14 GMT+02:00 Eliot Miranda <eliot.mira...@gmail.com>:
> Hi Nicolai,
> On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 12:10 PM, Nicolai Hess <nicolaih...@gmail.com>
>> see fogbugz 20246 (https://pharo.fogbugz.com/f/c
>> Create a class with a single instance variable.
>> AClass new:0
>> -> segfaults (on windows latest vm).
>> I can reproduce this on squeak (Squeak5.1-16549-32bit). It does not crash
>> right away, but
>> I was able to crash it by debugging into the new: call.
>> from the comment of Behavior>>#new: , I would expect the error:
>> self error: self printString, ' cannot have variable sized instances'
> Quite right. Squeak and Pharo used to have a funky class DirectoryEntry
> that was expected to be able to be instantiated with DirectoryEntry new:
> 0. The (Spur) VM bug is that the object was being filled with 0's instead
> of nil. I've fixed the Spur VM to now fail for any non-indexable class
> since, AFAICT, DirectoryEntry is no longer used in this way.
> best, Eliot