[racket-dev] racket-5.1{, .0.6} not building foreign interface not supported

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Fri Apr 8 08:47:24 EDT 2011

At Fri, 08 Apr 2011 14:38:54 +0200, Marijn wrote:
> I get this behavior with both --enable-foreign and --disable-foreign,
> but I don't see how it could be relevant that foreign interface is not
> supported my platform when I disabled foreign. If I disable it then it
> should skip this part which fails, right?

Oh, I understand now. You want the FFI to be disabled, but Racket
doesn't build without the FFI enabled.

I'll look into that, but Racket is evolving toward a point where the
FFI will be required always. We may be there already (in which case
`--disable-foreign' should be removed). As of v5.1, the FFI is required
for any drawing or GUI program (including DrRacket).

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