I have version 18.104.22.168 installed from a few days ago, which appears to be the latest version available at http://pre.racket-lang.org/, and "raco exe" does not accept the '--embed-dlls' option. Have these changes not been released in a snapshot yet?
Best Regards, Alex. On Monday, March 26, 2018 at 10:18:29 PM UTC+8, Matthew Flatt wrote: > > The latest snapshot build at > > http://pre.racket-lang.org/ > > adds an `--embed-dlls` option for `raco setup` for use on Windows. The > new flag causes the generated ".exe" file to contain a copy of ".dll" > files that would otherwise need to be packaged with the ".exe". > > If there are no other files needed by the executable --- if the program > contains no `define-runtime-path`s for files other than DLLs, and so on > --- then an ".exe" with embedded DLLs can run all by itself on another > machine. > > > The `--embed-dlls` flag should work for most DLLs, including all of the > DLLs in the main Racket distribution, but it won't work for everything. > Embedded DLLs are linked using the technique described at > > https://www.joachim-bauch.de/tutorials/loading-a-dll-from-memory/ > > and using Joachim Bauch's MemoryModule library. It won't work, for > example, with DLLs that use thread-local variables (but many DLLs avoid > those, since the system `LoadLibrary` function also didn't work for > them prior to Windows Vista). > > > DrRacket's "Create Executables" doesn't yet include an option like > `--embed-dlls`, but it will soon. If it works as expected, we'll also > make `--embed-dlls` automatic for "Create Executables" for the teaching > languages. > > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.