[racket-dev] make gets hung up building documentation

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sun May 4 16:15:49 EDT 2014

I don't know what's causing that problem, but it looks to me like we
might get some good information if you do this:

% racket -l scribblings/guide/guide.scrbl

and then let it get good and stuck and hit control-c. You should get a
stack trace and that stack trace might be illuminating...


On Sun, May 4, 2014 at 3:01 PM, Geoffrey S. Knauth <geoff at knauth.org> wrote:
> Fresh git checkout of racket.  Ran make at 6am.  Flew to Lock Haven for pancake breakfast fly-in.  Flew back.  Went to church.  Came back.  make not done.  Took a nap.  8+ hours since I started, make stuck at the same place:
> [...]
> raco setup: 6 running: <pkgs>/xrepl-doc/xrepl/xrepl.scrbl
> raco setup: 3 running: <pkgs>/racket-index/scribblings/main/local-redirect.scrbl
> raco setup: 3 running: <pkgs>/racket-index/scribblings/main/search.scrbl
> ActivityMonitor says:
> process-name: racket, %CPU: 100.0, cpu-time: 3:19:42.96 (and increasing), threads: 21, idle-wake-ups: 93
> Any clues?  I did a ^C, restarted make, it blew through all the stuff it did before, and now is taking a long time building the documentation again, currently again at 100% CPU here:
> raco setup: --- building documentation ---
> raco setup: 7 running: <pkgs>/racket-doc/scribblings/guide/guide.scrbl
> Machine is a MBP running OSX 10.9.2.
> Geoff
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