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[REBOL] Re: Path evaluation

From: smith:munsterman at: 3-May-2003 22:11

Hi Karl, See I was right, I was missing something! :=} I hope you got what you needed from the folks on the list... -Jeff On Fri, 2 May 2003 21:20:22 -0700, Karl Robillard <[krobillard--san--rr--com]> wrote:
> Thank you Ladislav! That's what I was looking for. > > For those of you wondering why I didn't access obj/var directly, let me > apologize for not making it clear that my code does indeed have indirect > access to the path. I distilled the problem down to its essence so > people on the list wouldn't have to spend 10 minutes studying my program. > > My code was written using view 1.2 but it broke on the latest core due to > the less aggressive path evaluation. It took me a while to figure out > what was going on because I was using two different methods to run my > script and sometimes it would generate good data and sometimes it > wouldn't! It turned out that my bash shell was running a different > version of Rebol than the makefile I was also using. > > -Karl > > On Thursday 01 May 2003 11:54 pm, you wrote: >> Hi Karl, >> >> you wrote: >> >> obj: context [ var: 22 ] >> p: 'obj/var >> >> > It seems something simple like 'do p' should work. >> >> If you want to use the "basic" 2.5.5 method, you can do as follows: >> >> do reduce [:p] ; == 22 >> >> this version will work even in old interpreter versions, because it uses >> the get-word version of 'p. >> >> HTH >> -Ladislav >
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