Have you already tried using `raco exe` on Linux (i.e., using Racket for Linux) but generating Windows executables?
https://docs.racket-lang.org/raco/cross-system.html Note that the "tarball" distributions at places like https://download.racket-lang.org/releases/7.7/ can be handy for setting up a <cross-dir>. At Sat, 23 May 2020 17:39:58 +0200, Dominik Pantůček wrote: > Hello Racketeers, > > although I am developing Racket applications on Linux, our customers are > usually running Windows. The good thing about Racket (and racket/gui > especially) is that it requires virtually no OS-specific code for many - > even non-trivial - tasks. However it is not that straightforward to > produce binaries for different target platform. > > Since last summer, we have been successfully using wine and Racket > Windows builds to create 32bit binaries. However with Racket BC it was > impossible to make it work with 64bit Windows builds. This is still the > case even with latest snapshots and latest wine bundled with Ubuntu 20.04. > > It turns out, that Racket CS works flawlessly under wine - including > raco.exe exe. And with the latest patches (thanks Matthew and > DaLynX), it is possible to produce working 64bit Windows binaries from > Racket programs on Linux using wine. > > As my work is heavily CPU- and memory-bound, the 32bit address space > limit was quite a limit. > > However, once we tried to embed the build process into our > (Gitlab-based) CI/CD, we failed miserably. Combining wine and Racket > windows builds (184.108.40.206 snapshots from University of Utah) turned out to > be a terrible nightmare under Docker. > > On my workstation, it is absolutely straightforward: > > rm -fr ~/.wine # Do not try this without backing up, if you need it > wine racket-220.127.116.11-x86_64-win32-cs.exe > > Now just click next next next with the installer and you are ready. > Building a 64bit Windows binary is just a matter of single: > > wine ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/Racket-18.104.22.168/raco.exe exe --gui > --embed-dlls program.rkt > > Of course, any packages needed have to be installed using raco.exe pkg > in the same wine prefix. > > But when you take the ~/.wine prefix and try to run it under docker, > nothing works at all and tracing what is happening is extremely > difficult with very cryptic results. > > We ruled out X11 dependency - raco.exe works just fine after I `unset > DISPLAY` on my workstation. And the results in Docker are no different > with Xvfb installed and running. We got to a point where the raco.exe > actually starts as a process under wine in Docker and it silently fails > upon startup. > > Any ideas where to look and what to test? I strongly assume Racket is > not the root cause of the problem here, but rather the combination of > wine under Docker. However, Racket sometimes uses an OS-specific > trickery so I am sort of hoping that the described behavior rings a bell > for someone :) > > > Cheers, > Dominik > >  > https://github.com/racket/racket/commit/61cefe693a047e22ca44752eafb9eb9e2e65409 > f -- 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. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/racket-users/20200523102531.1f5%40sirmail.smtp.cs.utah.edu.