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

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Wed Jun 29 02:18:09 EDT 2011

On Jun 28, 2011, at 10:52 PM, Eli Barzilay wrote:

> 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.

The word "redundant" suggests that it's already required... either you meant something like "extraneous", or else I just plain misunderstood. Can you give me another sentence or two?


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