[plt-dev] documentation slowing down installs and builds dramatically

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Wed Jun 17 07:25:41 EDT 2009

Oh! Thanks. Talk about a wild goose chase.

So .. should planet be invoking setup-plt with flags that control the
documentation generation more carefully in order to speed up things?


On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 1:01 AM, Matthew Flatt<mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> At Mon, 1 Jun 2009 08:58:46 -0500, Robby Findler wrote:
>> I think PLaneT does indeed work that way. Even worse, there is a bug
>> somewhere that causes CM to not compile package B (or C or D ...)
>> making things even worse. I got as far as figuring out that it was a
>> parameter that changed (I think it was the namespace?) that somehow
>> causes CM to disable itself, but I could not figure out what the right
>> fix was. I believe the right fix is to be using a new instantiation of
>> CM and the code seems to be doing that, but apparently it isn't.
> That doesn't seem to be a problem, actually. When A requires B, the
> "skipping" messages for B come from the outer CM for A, while an inner
> instance of CM is correctly compiling B.
> I changed `compiler/compiler-unit' slightly so that it "binds" the CM
> trace handler that it installs to a particular port, and that avoids
> the confusing printout.

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