[plt-scheme] exe which uses C extension

From: Ron Stanonik (stanonik at Cogsci.ucsd.edu)
Date: Tue Feb 10 17:33:55 EST 2004

On Mon, 9 Feb 2004, Ron Stanonik wrote:
> I'm trying to create an executable (mzc --exe) which uses a C extension.

Found the answer while searching through past plt messages.
Can't do it.


>From: Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu>
>Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 06:13:14 -0700
>To: Rian Douglas <riandouglas at hotPOP.com>
>Cc: plt-scheme at po.cs.brown.edu
>The stand-alone-executable builder doesn't curerently handle
>C-implemented extensions. In other words, you're running into a real
>deficiency of mzc. I think the executable builder needs a mode where it
>produces a set of files (executable and DLLs) to address this problem.
>Meanwhile, the best I can recommend is that you assemble a minimal
>"collects" tree to distribute with a launcher executable.

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