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Re: enhancement requests

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: enhancement requests
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 11:29:13 +0200
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Hi Wolfgang,

On Mon 21 Mar 2011 01:24, Wolfgang J Moeller <address@hidden> writes:

>> > (4) compiler: Now that compiling into hidden ~.cache/... directories
>> >     has been declared the default behaviour, please cater to those
>> >     (like me) who'd always look for their compiled files in the
>> >     source directory, by providing a command line switch ...
>> >     (E.g. "psyntax" provides a useful "include" macro, the use
>> >     of which breaks the "need only recompile when source changed"
>> >     assumption. Don't like to "make clean" in that hidden place).
> I'm mostly concerned with interactive use of (un-adorned) "guile" command.
> I have files that use macros defined elsewhere - once I have LOADed
> (and automatically compiled) such files, and change the macros, there's
> [apparently] no way to make guile re-load the source, short of deleting
> the (.cache-d) compiler output. Having to locate that in a far-away place
> is no fun ... so maybe, what I really want is "load-ignoring-cached-go" ?

I have added a --fresh-auto-compile argument to Guile, or equivalently
GUILE_AUTO_COMPILE=fresh.  Hopefully that should hack around Guile's
missing dependency tracker for the time being.



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