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Re: [bug #30169] Auto-compilation failure of a module doesn't lead to a
Re: [bug #30169] Auto-compilation failure of a module doesn't lead to a failure [1.9.11]
Sun, 20 Jun 2010 22:19:27 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.92 (gnu/linux)
On Sun 20 Jun 2010 16:23, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:
>> So, you want Guile to fail faster for this error; how do you distinguish
>> it from eval-when errors as above? Or would you prefer that eval-when
>> errors lead to failures as well?
> Do you mean that, for programs written to be interpreted, which lack proper
> ‘eval-when’ clauses, the idea was to fall back to interpretation when
> auto-compilation fails? That would indeed be friendlier to programs written
> for previous versions of Guile.
Yes, that was the goal.
> However, in the example I gave, somehow, an error should occur. With 1.8 you
> would get an error when reading ‘foo.scm’, whereas here it’s just
> silently ignored, which sounds wrong.