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Re: Minimal Guile

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: Minimal Guile
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2011 16:05:17 -0500
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On Wed 21 Dec 2011 11:03, Mike Gran <address@hidden> writes:

>> A while ago I was looking at the idea of minimizing the number of
>> files needed to ship Guile as a dependency.  At the time, I thought
>> that one could retool the build so that it produced
>> - a tar.gz of the distributable header files
>> - libguile as a monolithic .so or .dll with no dependencies.
>>   Dependencies would be wrapped into the monolithic .so or .dll.
>> - all the compiled .go files as a tar file
>> - and a Guile executable that used both of the above
> I'm replying to myself.  LOL.  But I agree with myself that this
> sounds like a good idea to me.

That's good that you're replying to yourself, because I (for one)
overlooked this part of your message.  Too much mail lately! :-)

> I think as soon as I get a spare cycle, I'm going to make an
> experimental branch where all the core .scm and .go files are in
> a single archive file that will act like a read-only filesystem.

Sounds like an interesting experiment.  If you find yourself getting
close to something workable, feel free to make a new branch in Guile

Happy hacking,


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