[racket] News flash! Racket once again a legal choice for developing iPhone apps!

From: Martin DeMello (martindemello at gmail.com)
Date: Sat Sep 18 03:47:20 EDT 2010

How well did it work? I've been playing with Chicken to write Maemo
code, which seems to work pretty well, but I figured Racket would be
pretty heavy for a mobile device.


On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 10:40 PM, Stephen De Gabrielle
<stephen.degabrielle at acm.org> wrote:
> I once used scratchbox to cross compile mzscheme to arm
> -wikipedia, from Maemo page ->
> The Maemo SDK is based around the Debian-oriented Scratchbox Cross
> Compilation Toolkit, which provides a sandbox environment in which
> development may take place. Scratchbox uses Qemu to emulate an ARM
> processor or sbrsh to remotely execute instructions.
> Scratchbox-compatible rootstraps are available for both x86 and ARM,
> so the majority of development and debugging takes place on x86, with
> final packaging being for ARM
> --
> On Thursday, September 16, 2010, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
>> On Sep 15, Neil Van Dyke wrote:
>>> Regarding Racket building for ARM, when you need to build it often
>>> but ARM is relatively slow... I wonder how much work to get
>>> cross-compile of the Racket toolset working.
>> Even if the C core part is cross compiled (there's more stuff in the
>> collections), the main point is compiling and running the files on the
>> machine, so cross compilation (if possible) will certainly speed
>> things up, but will not make it a less-effective testing tool.
>> --
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