[plt-scheme] [solved] Re: .java sources and -composite.zo files

From: Joseph Koshy (joseph.koshy at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Sep 22 08:28:01 EDT 2006

jk> I've observed that .java sources at times can generate
jk> two .zo files.

jk> E.g., $PLT/collects/htdch/graphics/CommandSequence.java
jk> generates:

jk> $PREFIX/lib/plt/collects/htdch/graphics/compiled/CommandSequence.zo

jk> and, at times,

jk> $PREFIX/lib/plt/collects/htdch/graphics/compiled/CommandSequence-composite.zo

jk> What are these -composite.zo files and when do they get
jk> generated?

jk> I'm trying to track down a DrScheme packaging problem on
jk> FreeBSD (4.11/6.1).  The DrScheme build process appears to
jk> build these -composite.zo files intermittently in the
jk> installation directory, making it hard to create a consistent
jk> manifest file for the package.

For the record:

Pulling in portions of SVN#4389 relevant to
"collects/profj/to-scheme.ss" appears to have fixed
the problem.

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