[racket-dev] Racket 5.2 on OpenBSD and --enable-backtrace

From: Juan Francisco Cantero Hurtado (iam at juanfra.info)
Date: Tue Jul 31 15:27:48 EDT 2012

On 07/31/12 15:37, Matthew Flatt wrote:
> At Mon, 30 Jul 2012 01:50:22 +0200, Juan Francisco Cantero Hurtado wrote:
>> Hi. I've a question about --enable-backtrace in the configure step. Is
>> it useful for the users or only is useful for the racket developers?.
>> This option affect to the performance of racket?.
> It's potentially useful to users, but it's expensive. You shouldn't
> include it in a normal build.

OK. Disabled.

>> I'm not a scheme/racket developer. I'm just the racket maintainer on
>> OpenBSD [1]. I'm using this configure options:
>> --enable-shared
>> --enable-libffi
>> --enable-gracket
>> --enable-jit
>> --enable-foreign
>> --enable-places
>> --disable-futures
>> --enable-float
>> --enable-docs
>> --enable-backtrace
>> --enable-pthread
> Unless you have a particular reason to disable futures, I'd enable that
> one.

"make install" fails with "futures" enabled.

My goal now is to create a stable package of Racket for OpenBSD. I'll
open a bug related to "futures" when I finish the package.

Thanks for the help!

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