[plt-scheme] conditional module inclusion and compilation

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Wed Sep 2 19:52:51 EDT 2009

On Sep  2, Lee Spector wrote:
> Now that I see the fully-spelled-out solution with dynamic-require I
> agree that that is quite nice and probably preferable even on purely
> aesthetic grounds. For what it's worth, however, I certainly won't
> be moving .zo files (which I'm not even creating -- should I be?) or
> creating executables of any sort, at least in this project.

Compiling files will save you the compilation cost so if you run long
processes there's no real difference.

> Thanks so much (and while I'd generally rather have freedom than  
> protection we can continue that debate at another time :-).

You have the freedom -- you can even do a reader thing similar to the
CL #+ -- but the default makes it harder to trip on these bugs (which
can get very nasty).

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