[Pharo-project] rename a method programatically

Mariano Martinez Peck marianopeck at gmail.com
Wed Nov 24 09:42:24 CET 2010


RB has NOTHING to do with a UI or with a Browser. Actually, it is very well
splitted in packages, and I think you can just use RB with a simple api
"programmatically".


On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 9:17 AM, Cyrille Delaunay <cy.delaunay at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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