[Openmcl-devel] Snow Leopard snafu

Ron Garret ron at flownet.com
Tue Sep 1 16:54:11 UTC 2009


Ah, thank you.

When did this change?  I'm pretty sure that the old withless version  
worked under Leopard not that long ago (though in my current state of  
mind I'm not at all sure that I can be 100% certain of anything).

rg

On Sep 1, 2009, at 9:40 AM, Greg Pfeil wrote:

> On 1 Sep 2009, at 12:20, Ron Garret wrote:
>
>> OK, I get that I'm being a moron and I'm missing something obvious.
>> But my house nearly burned down three days ago so I'm not really
>> firing on all cylinders at the moment and would appreciate it if you
>> could cut me a little slack here.  What is «the "with" component»?
>
> The make-instance arguments get concatenated to create the Obj-C  
> init message name
>
> 	(make-instance 'foo :string "") becomes initString:
>
> while
>
> 	(make-instance 'foo :with-string "") becomes initWithString:
>
> The latter looks like how most init messages are named. So you  
> probably just need to chang :string to :with-string, and the  
> behavior shouldn't have anything to do with Snow Leopard.
>
>> On Sep 1, 2009, at 2:52 AM, Gary Byers wrote:
>>
>>> As if that wasn't bad enough, that evil old Snow Leopard has somehow
>>> convinced Leopard to behave the same way.  Retroactively.  And it's
>>> managed to wipe out my memory of the "with" component ever having
>>> been optional, though I have a disturbing sense of having mistakenly
>>> claimed that it was in email a few months ago.
>>>
>>> All this for only US$29.  I'd like to see Windows 7 try to top that!
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, 1 Sep 2009, Ron Garret wrote:
>>>
>>>> I upgraded to Snow Leopard, and now this happens:
>>>>
>>>> ? (make-instance gui::ns-lisp-string :string (coerce "foo" 'simple-
>>>> base-string))
>>>>> Error: Unknown ObjC init message: "initString:"
>>>>
>>>> rg
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