On Sun, 4 Sept 2022 at 10:31, Reuben Thomas <r...@sc3d.org> wrote: > On Sun, 4 Sept 2022 at 04:13, Philip McGrath <phi...@philipmcgrath.com> > wrote: > >> >> However, in some cases you might really want a program other than >> `racket` as the entry point for your language: for instance, maybe you want >> to have flags for controlling where the output goes. One example of such a >> program is the `scribble` executable included in the main Racket >> distribution. The implementation is in < >> https://github.com/racket/scribble/blob/master/scribble-lib/scribble/run.rkt>, >> and the associated "info.rkt" file (< >> https://github.com/racket/scribble/blob/master/scribble-lib/scribble/info.rkt>) >> arranges for `raco setup` to create a `scribble` to run it. (This example >> uses the old mzscheme-launcher-names/mzscheme-launcher-libraries instead of >> the newer racket-launcher-names/racket-launcher-libraries: see >> documentation at < >> https://docs.racket-lang.org/raco/setup-info.html#%28idx._%28gentag._18._%28lib._scribblings%2Fraco%2Fraco..scrbl%29%29%29 >> >.) >> > > Thanks for the pointer. > > >> It is possible to use Racket to implement languages that don't use #lang, >> but you would loose many advantages like IDE support and well-defined >> separate compilation, and you would need to use some fairly low-level >> mechanisms. Unless there is a hard requirement, I'd recommend that you just >> use #lang in your programs. > > > I'm trying to write a standalone assembler (nothing to do with Racket), so > I'm happy to lose this advantage! >
OK, I've had another look, and I still can't see how to do this, so I would appreciate a hint. I have updated my repo to add a launcher script, but again this only works with files that have a #lang line. As I said before, I have worked out how to parse a file without a #lang line (just pass it to my language's read-syntax), but I can't work out how to turn that into a module and execute it. I guess I need something like dynamic-require that takes a syntax-object and an expander module or #%begin-module macro as arguments? -- https://rrt.sc3d.org -- 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/CAOnWdojuQbYuUAkGmN-thwSzq4iEyV%2BA20QzEj1FxUgoRKr5CA%40mail.gmail.com.