[plt-dev] Re: [plt-scheme] Automatic compilation for drscheme's Module language

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Thu Jul 30 16:57:22 EDT 2009

(I ask because it would be helpful to see what was happening when it
worked and also to be able to build a test case. I also tried 4.2.1
and I'm not seeing it work there either.)


On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 3:36 PM, Robby
Findler<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> Does 4.1.5 work right for this? I just tried
> #lang scheme
> (require "dne.ss")
> and didn't seem to go to the source location of the error.
> Robby
> On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:35 AM, Sam TH<samth at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
>> [changing to plt-dev]
>> On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 1:39 AM, Robby
>> Findler<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>>> [ The below is not in the upcoming 4.2.1 release, but will be in the
>>> one after. ]
>>> A few minor organs in DrScheme's Module language's intestines have
>>> been rearranged [1] with the overall change that hitting "Run" while
>>> in the module language should both be faster and have less stacktrace
>>> information, i.e., per-function instead of per-subexpression (which
>>> should still be plenty for most purposes).
>> First, yay!
>> Second, this change is, I think, responsible for the following bug.
>> If I now try to run a file which requires some other file that doesn't
>> exist, DrScheme prints the following error:
>> file-or-directory-modify-seconds: error getting file/directory time:
>> /home/samth/sw/plt-trunk/collects/scribble/html-variants.ss (No such
>> file or directory; errno=2)
>> instead of the former syntax error, which took me to the source of the require.
>> --
>> sam th
>> samth at ccs.neu.edu

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