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Re: GIT version: autocompiling startup file

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: GIT version: autocompiling startup file
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 22:10:01 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

On Fri 21 Jan 2011 11:04, Hans Aberg <address@hidden> writes:

> On 21 Jan 2011, at 00:07, Mark Harig wrote:
>>> When starting with 'guile -l', autocompiling fails, even with an
>>> empty file.
> I found the error:
> On my computer, the directory ~/.cache/ had already been created by
> another program, setting another owner so that guile could not create
> its directories in it. Then, in the function compiled-file-name in  file
> system/base/compile.scm, the exception from ensure-writable-dir  is
> converted to #f, which is the argument after "string" in the error
> message above.

Thanks for the detailed report.  I believe I've fixed this in git to
give a more sensible error.



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