[racket] Dr Racket error OS X Lion

From: Mike Owens (m.owens at yahoo.com)
Date: Sat Aug 6 22:52:26 EDT 2011

The first couple of times I got the error dialogs when I loaded a file but currently DrRacket freezes. I think it freezes because the error dialog is behind the main Window. I can't be sure though.

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On Aug 6, 2011, at 7:26 PM, Robby Findler wrote:

> That sounds like a different error. Can you explain more carefully
> what you see? That is, any kind of freeze renders drracket equally
> useless to you, but depending on exactly how it appears to be freezing
> there are different ways that I would try to go about finding the bug.
> Thanks,
> Robby
> On Sat, Aug 6, 2011 at 9:13 PM, Mike Owens <m.owens at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Unfortunately the error no longer appears and DrRacket just freezes. In the dev list it is the same errors that were reported for Windows.
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>> On Aug 6, 2011, at 7:07 PM, Robby Findler wrote:
>>> What is the exact error?
>>> One of the possible (likely) issues can be fixed by removing line 1534
>>> from plt/collects/framework/private/text.rkt. The line in question
>>> looks like this:
>>>      (set! todo '())
>>> (You have to restart DrRacket after that change to see the fix.)
>>> Of course, do send along the exact error, just in case you're seeing
>>> something different.
>>> Robby
>>> On Sat, Aug 6, 2011 at 8:59 PM, Mike Owens <m.owens at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>> I just upgraded to Lion (thinking I should have waited) which forced an
>>>> upgrade to Racket 5.1.2. Unfortunately there is an error when you load a
>>>> Racket file or type Sexp into the Dr Racket editor. I saw on the Dev list
>>>> that the error is known and is already fixed in the Repo. Is there a patch
>>>> somewhere that I can get or a knew executable or something?
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Mike
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