[racket] My PLT->Racket porting experience

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Thu Mar 3 11:15:42 EST 2011

On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 10:05 AM, Drew Hess <drew.hess at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 5:24 AM, Robby Findler
> <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>> I'm not completely clear on this one either, and I'd like more help.
>> Can you say specifically what steps you take to get an error with no
>> message, starting from a fresh DrRacket (without any 3rd party addins
>> like bootsrap (ie, if you need those, tell what you do to get them)).
>> This may seem a little bit pedantic, but it can make a big difference
>> in our ability to hone in on what is going wrong.
> Can you try the recipe I mentioned to Matthew in my reply to him about
> this bug? It doesn't have any external dependencies. If that doesn't
> reproduce the problem, I'll send you my bootstrap teachpack and an
> example game that demonstrates the problem.

If you were to replace the body of 'play' with something like

  (car 'not-a-pair)

then you see the error, right?

If so, then it sounds like the problem is that play-sound is not
signaling an error (ie this is a problem specific to play-sound, not
to teachpacks).


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