[racket-dev] Is anybody else getting this error?

From: Neil Toronto (neil.toronto at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Feb 7 15:03:36 EST 2012


On 02/07/2012 12:08 PM, Robby Findler wrote:
> Do you get a stacktrace?
> Robby
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 1:01 PM, Neil Toronto<neil.toronto at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> This is from the latest release. On Redex errors and some Typed Racket
>> errors (so far), I get something like
>> exception raised by error display handler: normalize-path:
>> #<path:/var/tmp/racket>  (within the input path) is not a directory or does
>> not exist; original exception raised: reduction-relation: before underscore
>> must be either a non-terminal or a built-in pattern, found 1 in b_1
>> The problem isn't the Redex error I'm getting - I know how to fix that - but
>> that it's expecting a "/var/tmp/racket" directory to exist.
>> Obviously I could create this directory, but I wanted to bring it up here
>> first. It appears that some collects are either making an assumption they
>> shouldn't be making, or they rely on a badly behaved function that creates
>> temporary files. (I've verified that `make-temporary-file' is working.)
>> Neil ⊥
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