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[Help-smalltalk] [bug] Inspect often fails

From: Stephen Woolerton
Subject: [Help-smalltalk] [bug] Inspect often fails
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2009 12:13:45 -0700

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Project:      GNU Smalltalk
Version:      <none>
Component:    Base classes
Category:     bug reports
Priority:     normal
Assigned to:  Unassigned
Reported by:  swoolerton
Updated by:   swoolerton
Status:       active

For example...   myVar inspect.

- Calling inspect from a system without gst-blox doesn't always work.
Sometimes it stack dumps.
- Calling inspect from a system with gst-blox will try to open a
graphical "inspect" window. Sometimes this window shows in the
operating system but no output appears in it and then after about 30
secs it disappears. Sometimes GST gets in a loop generating inspect

System documentation is... inspect
 Print all the instance variables of the receiver on the Transcript
This doesn't imply that an X Window will get opened.

The "inspect" method is useful for debugging and when using a class
that someone else has written to see what objects it returns. Please
remove the "Windowing link" so that if a script is _not_ running inside
gst-blox, then GST will dump output to Transcript and not try to open an

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