[Pharo-project] rename a method programatically

Cyrille Delaunay cy.delaunay at gmail.com
Wed Nov 24 09:17:45 CET 2010


Indeed, in my case I would like to do that wihtout using UI. I want to write
a test in which I rename a method and see if the events emited have been
well-catched by RPackage.

2010/11/24 Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com>

> On 24 November 2010 02:00, Tudor Girba <tudor.girba at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Well, as long as you want to perform a refactoring I believe that RB
> provides the API in question.
> >
> Yes, of course. But question was 'how to do that programmatically' ,
> not using browser or other UI.
>
> > Doru
> >
> >
> > On 24 Nov 2010, at 00:52, Igor Stasenko wrote:
> >
> >> On 24 November 2010 01:43, Tudor Girba <tudor.girba at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Definitely use the RB for any code transformations.
> >>>
> >>
> >> I don't think it's a good option for meta-programming.
> >> For meta-programming, basic interface in Behavior or ClassDescription
> >> should be enough for manipulating
> >> with methods, without dependency from RB.
> >> Actually, RB then can use same API for manipulations.
> >>
> >>> Cheers,
> >>> Doru
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 23 Nov 2010, at 19:01, Mariano Martinez Peck wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Cyrille I don't know why you need that but take into account that RB
> split their packages even more in the last months. So maybe it is easier for
> you to directly use RB and load with your code, the RB core or the specific
> package that you need. Mostly if you need some other similar
> functionalities.
> >>>>
> >>>> Cheers
> >>>>
> >>>> Mariano
> >>>>
> >>>> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 6:56 PM, jaayer <jaayer at zoho.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> ---- On Tue, 23 Nov 2010 05:17:05 -0800 Cyrille Delaunay  wrote ----
> >>>>
> >>>>> Hello,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I would like to know how I can rename a method programatically and
> safelly (without missing to raise any event that has to be raised)
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> I don't believe there is any simple way to do this.
> >>>>
> >>>> Basically, to rename a method you have to remove it first and compile
> into its class a new method containing the same source code but with a
> different selector at the beginning. This is how the refactory browser does
> it when you select "rename" from the "refactor method" menu. If anyone knows
> of a better way, I would be interested to hear it.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> www.tudorgirba.com
> >>>
> >>> "To lead is not to demand things, it is to make them happen."
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Best regards,
> >> Igor Stasenko AKA sig.
> >>
> >
> > --
> > www.tudorgirba.com
> >
> > "Not knowing how to do something is not an argument for how it cannot be
> done."
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Best regards,
> Igor Stasenko AKA sig.
>
>
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