Split is Behaves Unexpectedly?

Mark Smith mark at maseurope.net
Tue Feb 19 08:30:37 EST 2008


However, the solution is very simple:

repeat for each line tLine in tList
   put tLine into tempLine
   <doSomething to tempLine>
  end repeat	

Best,

Mark

On 19 Feb 2008, at 12:37, Björnke von Gierke wrote:

> Yes this is completely counter intuitive, and completely stupidly  
> broken from a user perspective:
> http://quality.runrev.com/qacenter/show_bug.cgi?id=3036
>
> On 19 Feb 2008, at 03:15, chris bohnert wrote:
>
>> from the docs on repeat foreach:
>>
>>  Important!  You cannot change the labelVariable in a statement  
>> inside the
>> loop. Doing so will cause a script error. You can change the  
>> content of the
>> container, but doing so will probably produce unexpected results.
>>
>>
>> --
>> cb
>>
>> On Feb 18, 2008 7:40 PM, Sivakatirswami <katir at hindu.org> wrote:
>>
>>> go stack url
>>> "http://www.himalayanacademy.com/runrev/stacks/TestSplitData.rev"
>>>
>>> turns out it is skipping every other line in the input data.
>>>
>>>
>>> Sivakatirswami wrote:
>>>> Chipp Walters wrote:
>>>>> Katirswami,
>>>>>
>>>>> If you don't get any answers, I'd suggest creating a 'stack  
>>>>> version'
>>>>> of the
>>>>> problem, then post it and others can take a look. Most of us don't
>>>>> have a
>>>>> Rev server available to test scripts on.
>>>>>
>>>>> -Chipp
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> right... good idea  --- also we get to see if we can reproduce in a
>>>> different context
>>>>
>>>> bad news is : yes... appears to be broken
>>>>
>>>> we are running 2.6.1 for Linux on the web server and
>>>>
>>>> this is also broken in 2.9
>>>>
>>>> go stack url
>>>> "http://www.himalayanacademy.com/runrev/stacks/TestSplitData.rev"
>>>>
>>>> on mouseUp
>>>> # Test Split
>>>>
>>>> put  fld "dataIn" into testData
>>>>
>>>> ------------
>>>>> 1|2|3|4
>>>>> 5|6|7|8
>>>>> 9|10|11|23
>>>>> ------------
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> repeat for each line thisline in testdata
>>>> split thisline by "|"
>>>> put thisline[1] & cr after tOutput
>>>> put thisline[2]  & cr after tOutput
>>>> put thisline[3]  & cr after tOutput
>>>> end repeat
>>>> put tOutput into fld "OutPut"
>>>>
>>>> end mouseUp
>>>>
>>>> #output:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 1
>>>> 2
>>>> 3
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 9
>>>> 10
>>>> 11
>>>>
>>>> it's skipping line 2 of the input data
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> On Feb 18, 2008 12:43 PM, Sivakatirswami <katir at hindu.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> I dunno... I will submit this to the Omniscient Revolution  
>>>>>> Users List
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Some wizard will know...
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -------
>>>>>> Namaste, Swami
>>>>>>
>>>>>> This is either a bug report, or, the split comand has  
>>>>>> changed?  Do you
>>>>>> still have a copy of the old "mc" ?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Running the identical program on my old "mc" interpreter at work,
>>>>>> versus
>>>>>> running it on the "revolution" interpreter on vel, I get the  
>>>>>> correct
>>>>>> results at work, and incorrect results on vel.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Aum Aum
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *_Vel:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> _*------------
>>>>>> code
>>>>>> ------------
>>>>>> #!/usr/local/bin/revolution
>>>>>>
>>>>>> on startup
>>>>>>    read from stdin until empty
>>>>>>    put it into testdata
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    repeat for each line thisline in testdata
>>>>>>         split thisline by "|"
>>>>>>         put thisline[1]
>>>>>>         put thisline[2]
>>>>>>         put thisline[3]
>>>>>>    end repeat
>>>>>>
>>>>>> end startup
>>>>>> ------------
>>>>>> data
>>>>>> ------------
>>>>>> 1|2|3|4
>>>>>> 5|6|7|8
>>>>>> 9|10|11|23
>>>>>> ------------
>>>>>> results
>>>>>> ------------
>>>>>> 1
>>>>>> 2
>>>>>> 3
>>>>>> 9
>>>>>> 10
>>>>>> 11
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *_Work
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> _*
>>>>>>
>>>>>> code
>>>>>> ..........
>>>>>> #!/usr/local/bin/mc
>>>>>>
>>>>>> on startup
>>>>>>    read from stdin until empty
>>>>>>    put it into testdata
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    repeat for each line thisline in testdata
>>>>>>
>>>>>> split thisline by "|"
>>>>>>         put
>>>>>> thisline[1]
>>>>>>         put
>>>>>> thisline[2]
>>>>>>         put
>>>>>> thisline[3]
>>>>>>    end repeat
>>>>>>
>>>>>> end startup
>>>>>> ..........
>>>>>> data
>>>>>> ..........
>>>>>> 1|2|3|4
>>>>>> 5|6|7|8
>>>>>> 9|10|11|23
>>>>>> ..........
>>>>>> results
>>>>>> ..........
>>>>>> 1
>>>>>> 2
>>>>>> 3
>>>>>> 5
>>>>>> 6
>>>>>> 7
>>>>>> 9
>>>>>> 10
>>>>>> 11
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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