[plt-scheme] *.zo File Format

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Mon Apr 19 15:02:45 EDT 2004

At Mon, 19 Apr 2004 11:58:41 -0700 (PDT), Brent Fulgham wrote:
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> I've received a number of requests recently for the
> Debian package of DrScheme to include pre-built zo
> files.  Before agreeing to this, I had a few
> questions:
> 1.  Are *.zo files platform independent?  (I.e., could
> *.zo files generated on an x86 system work on a
> PowerPC system?)


> 2.  I imagine *.zo files are configuration-dependent
> (i.e., presence or omission of certain packages will
> render certain *.zo files nonfunctional).

Only if the .ss files weren't functional.

FWIW, we include .zo files in our regular distributions now (thanks to
Eli's hard work).


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