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

From: Neil Toronto (neil.toronto at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Feb 7 21:35:02 EST 2012

On 02/07/2012 01:59 PM, Eli Barzilay wrote:
> Two hours ago, Neil Toronto 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
> Are you using the nightly build?  If so, that path is where the build
> happens, so it's probably a result of some bad macro that expands to
> the path.  As seen in the last flood of PRs, the build should
> eventually be completely free of such hard-wired paths, and IIRC, all
> 3rd-party packaging systems will barf on seeing them.

This is from "racket-5.2.1-bin-x86_64-linux-debian-squeeze.sh".

Neil ⊥

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