How do I interpret this Build Error dialog?

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at
Mon Feb 15 20:54:38 EST 2021

On 2/15/21 5:29 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
> In Sample Stacks, search for LiveCode Error Lookup. I keep it my Plugins 
> folder. You can paste the whole list of errors into it and it will tell 
> you what they mean.
> However, usually you only need the first line which is where a break 
> would happen in the IDE. The other lines are, in reverse order, the 
> messages that led up to the topmost error.

Actually, in this case the second line has more info.
Line #1 (error #219: error in function handler) is a more generic error 
message that I find singularly unuseful.
Line #2 (error #118: Operators &: error in left operand) gives a more 
specific reason.

At any rate, the problem seems to be on line 236 in the function 
getDesktopFolderPath, and is probably around char 8, although that isn't 
always accurate.

The stack frames leading up to the error were triggered by the build 
process invoking preOpencard:

--> initFirstLoginScreen
----> checkForLastLogInFile
------> getDesktopFolderPath

  Mark Wieder
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