[racket-dev] Should BSL signal an error on (require ...) in an unsaved buffer?

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Mon Jun 27 19:45:15 EDT 2011

We're talking about relative requires only, right?

How are you proposing to signal the error?


On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 7:39 AM, Matthias Felleisen
<matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> On Jun 27, 2011, at 7:37 PM, John Clements wrote:
>> I'm fixing require in the stepper, and I want to make sure that the existing behavior is desirable before I try to simulate it.  In particular, my experiments suggest that "require" in an unsaved buffer implicitly requires things from (current-directory). Is this the right behavior? It would seem to me that we'd be better off signaling an error in this case.  No?
> Yes, please signal an error.
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