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Re: bugs::parentless object

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Wed Nov 10 16:18:07 1999 )

From: "Bruce Mitchener, Jr." <bruce@puremagic.com>
To: <coldstuff@cold.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 1999 13:02:36 -0800
Reply-To: coldstuff@cold.org

>with mojo, eval:
>;as $sys create([])
>a new, full-bastard object is created. It has no... anything, save its
object number.
>This wouldn't be so bad, except that it seems impossible to operate on the
object; and actions taken toward the object seem to return
"#xxx.has_ancestor not found."
>Maybe create() should throw an error when passed an empty parent-list.

This is definitely a bug in create() and can be easily verified by looking
at src/ops/object.c

I'll leave it for Brandon or someone else to do the trivial patch to fix it.
I've done enough Genesis work for the month. :)

 - Bruce