[armedbear-devel] [j-devel] regression

Erik Huelsmann ehuels at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 12:34:52 UTC 2009

On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 2:21 PM, Alan Ruttenberg
<alanruttenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 5:50 AM, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Alan,
>> On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 5:53 AM, Alan Ruttenberg
>> <alanruttenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm sorry about this bug report. Basically, a system I've been working
>>> with for a long time has ceased to function in odd ways. I suspect it
>>> has to do with exception handling changes recently introduced because
>>> the symptom seems to be that a java function that I call that has a
>>> timeout function continues to run even after the timeout is supposed
>>> to have happened.
>> Are you talking about ABCL? Or about something else? Which version of
>> ABCL? Trunk? 0.16?
> Both it appears. The java code being called is from the pellet
> reasoner, which has timers which it checks while it does it's work,
> and when they are exceeded it throws the exception.

Ok. The most helpful would be a version number (or repository revision
number) which starts failing.

>> Could you provide a bit more information on what the code is doing?

One of the things I mean to ask here: are you calling the lisp code
from the EVAL function? Or straight SYMBOL.execute() calls?

>>> Unfortunately working on isolating the bug isn't something I have time
>>> for so I've had to revert back to an earlier version.
>>> Wish I could say more at this point, but perhaps just notice that this
>>> is happening might ring a bell for someone.
>> If you're not talking about J, but specifically about ABCL, then, no,
>> no bell yet. However, I'd like to look into it, ofcourse.
> abcl. I'll try to narrow it when I have some time.




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