[racket-dev] okay to require rackunit in modules required at startup?

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Wed Jun 29 01:52:25 EDT 2011

An hour and a half ago, John Clements wrote:
> In certain places, I know that we're trying to be careful to
> minimize 'require's that occur as part of DrRacket startup.  Is
> 'rackunit' something we're trying to avoid? Specifically, I have old
> unit tests in collects/stepper/private/shared.rkt that I'd like to
> revive as rackunit tests.

Adding this is a bad idea -- but size is not the problem -- the
redundant dependency is.

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