Re: [racket-dev] A basic package system

2011-07-27 Thread Robby Findler
Bullet point 2 seems like it may overlap (in a practical, what do I use today sort of a way) with Matthew's modulelet construct. Both group modules together, both provide independently loadable things. Do we really want/need both of these? Robby On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 5:49 PM, Jay McCarthy

Re: [racket-dev] Pre-Release Checklist for v5.1.2, Second Call

2011-07-27 Thread John Clements
On Jul 27, 2011, at 1:29 AM, Ryan Culpepper wrote: Checklist items for the v5.1.2 release (using the v5.1.1.900 release candidate build) Search for your name to find relevant items, reply when you finish an item (please indicate which item/s is/are done). Also, if you have any commits

Re: [racket-dev] A basic package system

2011-07-27 Thread Robby Findler
They have more similarities than your message suggests I believe. And it is probably worth exploring that. As far as I can see a facet/modulet has less stuff than a package and possibly a different story vis a vis files in the filesystem. Robby On Wednesday, July 27, 2011, Jay McCarthy

Re: [racket-dev] A basic package system

2011-07-27 Thread Eli Barzilay
10 minutes ago, Robby Findler wrote: They have more similarities than your message suggests I believe. And it is probably worth exploring that. As far as I can see a facet/modulet has less stuff than a package and possibly a different story vis a vis files in the filesystem. They're really

[racket-dev] Using clang to Build Racket on Mac OS X

2011-07-27 Thread Will M. Farr
Hello Racket Developers, I thought I would write a quick note about building Racket on Mac OS X 10.6.8 with the new clang compiler (the new front-end to the LLVM compiler backend that is becoming the standard compiler on Mac OS X for XCode 4 and later). Overall, it's been a good experience.

Re: [racket-dev] Using clang to Build Racket on Mac OS X

2011-07-27 Thread Eli Barzilay
50 minutes ago, Will M. Farr wrote: I believe that the resulting native code libraries make racket run faster, but haven't run any detailed tests (there was quite a gap between my last gcc-based build and my first clang-based one, so the improvements may also be due to Racket development). To

Re: [racket-dev] Pre-Release Checklist for v5.1.2

2011-07-27 Thread Eli Barzilay
On Sunday, Stephen Bloch wrote: On Jul 19, 2011, at 5:16 PM, Ryan Culpepper wrote: * Stephen Bloch sbl...@adelphi.edu - Picturing Programs Tests Looks good. I've just pushed three commits: ab01d563ca6a0313e1cb5c07372a2bd2929ae4bc should definitely go into the release (it corrects

Re: [racket-dev] Pre-Release Checklist for v5.1.2

2011-07-27 Thread Carl Eastlund
On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 5:16 PM, Ryan Culpepper r...@cs.utah.edu wrote: * Carl Eastlund c...@ccs.neu.edu  - Dracula Tests (confirm that Dracula runs from PLaneT) Done. _ For list-related administrative tasks:

Re: [racket-dev] Pre-Release Checklist for v5.1.2, Second Call

2011-07-27 Thread Eli Barzilay
11 hours ago, Michael Sperber wrote: I still need Stephen Chang's commit to be merged over: commit 8956364387fa25ffeb51e50fc1a83c20fd88af32 Author: Stephen Chang stchang...@gmail.com Date: Sun Jul 24 12:18:09 2011 -0400 change recon-val in stepper to use render-to-sexpr for

Re: [racket-dev] Racket on Rockets

2011-07-27 Thread Sam Tobin-Hochstadt
On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 12:21 PM, Tony Garnock-Jones to...@ccs.neu.edu wrote: On 2011-07-26 1:20 PM, Jay McCarthy wrote: I don't have a lot of expertise on the ORM side, but I think Snooze would probably be awesome and my MongoDB-backed structs may be helpful too. Is there a way of

Re: [racket-dev] Racket on Rockets

2011-07-27 Thread Tony Garnock-Jones
On 2011-07-27 4:01 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote: If you have a sufficiently powerful inspector, you can traverse any structure. In principle, you can even traverse closures this way, but no inspector with the needed power exists. See `struct-vector'. That sounds fantastic! Especially the

Re: [racket-dev] A basic package system

2011-07-27 Thread Carl Eastlund
On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 11:32 AM, Eli Barzilay e...@barzilay.org wrote: 10 minutes ago, Robby Findler wrote: They have more similarities than your message suggests I believe. And it is probably worth exploring that.  As far as I can see a facet/modulet has less stuff than a package and

Re: [racket-dev] Pre-Release Checklist for v5.1.2, Second Call

2011-07-27 Thread Carl Eastlund
On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 1:29 AM, Ryan Culpepper r...@cs.utah.edu wrote: * Carl Eastlund c...@ccs.neu.edu  - Dracula Tests (confirm that Dracula runs from PLaneT) Done, in case my [late] response on the prior thread was missed. --Carl _ For

Re: [racket-dev] Racket on Rockets

2011-07-27 Thread Sam Tobin-Hochstadt
On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 1:10 PM, Tony Garnock-Jones to...@ccs.neu.edu wrote: On 2011-07-27 4:01 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote: If you have a sufficiently powerful inspector, you can traverse any structure.  In principle, you can even traverse closures this way, but no inspector with the needed

Re: [racket-dev] Racket on Rockets

2011-07-27 Thread Tony Garnock-Jones
On 2011-07-27 4:17 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote: No such alchemy exists, it's just intended as part of the conceptual framework. Would it be fair to say that were such a thing to come into existence, the VM would need to be changed as part of that work? No, `struct-vector' uses the

Re: [racket-dev] Racket on Rockets

2011-07-27 Thread Carl Eastlund
On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 4:17 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt sa...@ccs.neu.edu wrote: On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 1:10 PM, Tony Garnock-Jones to...@ccs.neu.edu wrote: On 2011-07-27 4:01 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote: If you have a sufficiently powerful inspector, you can traverse any structure.  In

Re: [racket-dev] Racket on Rockets

2011-07-27 Thread Sam Tobin-Hochstadt
On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 1:20 PM, Tony Garnock-Jones to...@ccs.neu.edu wrote: On 2011-07-27 4:17 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote: No such alchemy exists, it's just intended as part of the conceptual framework. Would it be fair to say that were such a thing to come into existence, the VM would

[racket-dev] Recommending nightly builds during releases

2011-07-27 Thread Eli Barzilay
An hour and a half ago, Vincent St-Amour wrote: Have you tried the nightly builds? http://pre.racket-lang.org/installers/ Just a quick note: when there's a release going on, it's a perfect opportunity to recommend using that build rather than going for the nightly that has moved on since the

Re: [racket-dev] A basic package system

2011-07-27 Thread Jay McCarthy
On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 8:12 PM, Carl Eastlund c...@ccs.neu.edu wrote: On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 11:32 AM, Eli Barzilay e...@barzilay.org wrote: 10 minutes ago, Robby Findler wrote: They have more similarities than your message suggests I believe. And it is probably worth exploring that.  As far

Re: [racket-dev] A basic package system

2011-07-27 Thread Carl Eastlund
On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 12:35 AM, Jay McCarthy jay.mccar...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 8:12 PM, Carl Eastlund c...@ccs.neu.edu wrote: On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 11:32 AM, Eli Barzilay e...@barzilay.org wrote: 10 minutes ago, Robby Findler wrote: They have more similarities than your