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1.197.3 UndefinedObject: class polymorphism

allSubclasses
Return all the classes in the system.


instSize
Answer `0'.


metaclassFor: classNameString
Create a Metaclass object for the given class name. The metaclass is a subclass of Class


methodDictionary
Answer `nil'.


removeSubclass: aClass
Ignored – necessary to support disjoint class hierarchies


subclass: classNameString
Define a subclass of the receiver with the given name. If the class is already defined, don't modify its instance or class variables but still, if necessary, recompile everything needed.


subclass: classNameString instanceVariableNames: stringInstVarNames classVariableNames: stringOfClassVarNames poolDictionaries: stringOfPoolNames category: categoryNameString
Define a fixed subclass of the receiver with the given name, instance variables, class variables, pool dictionaries and category. If the class is already defined, if necessary, recompile everything needed.

#short

variable: shape subclass: classNameString instanceVariableNames: stringInstVarNames classVariableNames: stringOfClassVarNames poolDictionaries: stringOfPoolNames category: categoryNameString
Define a variable subclass of the receiver with the given name, shape, instance variables, class variables, pool dictionaries and category. If the class is already defined, if necessary, recompile everything needed. The shape can be one of #byte #int8 #character #short #ushort #int #uint #int64 #uint64 #utf32 #float #double or #pointer.


variableByteSubclass: classNameString instanceVariableNames: stringInstVarNames classVariableNames: stringOfClassVarNames poolDictionaries: stringOfPoolNames category: categoryNameString
Define a byte variable subclass of the receiver with the given name, instance variables, class variables, pool dictionaries and category. If the class is already defined, if necessary, recompile everything needed.


variableSubclass: classNameString instanceVariableNames: stringInstVarNames classVariableNames: stringOfClassVarNames poolDictionaries: stringOfPoolNames category: categoryNameString
Define a variable pointer subclass of the receiver with the given name, instance variables, class variables, pool dictionaries and category. If the class is already defined, if necessary, recompile everything needed.


variableWordSubclass: classNameString instanceVariableNames: stringInstVarNames classVariableNames: stringOfClassVarNames poolDictionaries: stringOfPoolNames category: categoryNameString
Define a word variable subclass of the receiver with the given name, instance variables, class variables, pool dictionaries and category. If the class is already defined, if necessary, recompile everything needed.