[racket-dev] Racket 5.2 on OpenBSD and --enable-backtrace

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Tue Jul 31 09:37:22 EDT 2012

At Mon, 30 Jul 2012 01:50:22 +0200, Juan Francisco Cantero Hurtado wrote:
> Hi. I've a question about --enable-backtrace in the configure step. Is
> it useful for the users or only is useful for the racket developers?.
> This option affect to the performance of racket?.

It's potentially useful to users, but it's expensive. You shouldn't
include it in a normal build.

> I'm not a scheme/racket developer. I'm just the racket maintainer on
> OpenBSD [1]. I'm using this configure options:
> --enable-shared
> --enable-libffi
> --enable-gracket
> --enable-jit
> --enable-foreign
> --enable-places
> --disable-futures
> --enable-float
> --enable-docs
> --enable-backtrace
> --enable-pthread

Unless you have a particular reason to disable futures, I'd enable that

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