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Re: Error with guile function format

From: Edouard Klein
Subject: Re: Error with guile function format
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2021 00:33:39 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 1.4.15; emacs 27.1

Dear Fran├žois, Ricardo and divoplade,

This was indeed the issue, and the correct fix. Thank you for your
explanations. I'm not familiar with the notion of ports, coming from
languages that don't have them, but I see now how useful they are !
They're like the standard input/output of the shell, with redirections,
but for any function inside the program. Awesome :)

Thank you very much !

I've submitted a patch upstream (and also played quake 3 for the first
time in ~15 years :) oh the memories)


Edouard. writes:

> Dear Guixers,
> In a channel-that-should-not-be-named, there is the following snippet
>            (apply invoke "7z" "e" (assoc-ref %build-inputs "patch-data")
>                   (map (cut format "quake3-latest-pk3s/baseq3/pak~a.pk3" <>)
>                        (iota 8 1)))
> Which, as far as my limited knowledge of Guile goes, is correct.
> Yet the build fail with the following error message:
> In ice-9/format.scm:
>      43:8  0 (format "quake3-latest-pk3s/baseq3/pak~a.pk3" 1)
> ice-9/format.scm:43:8: In procedure format:
> format: expected a string for format string 1
> The first argument to format is a string, so I don't understand the
> fuss.
> Any idea would be welcome :)
> Thanks !
> Edouard.

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