[gambit-list] Compiling syntax-case.scm

Bradley Lucier lucier at math.purdue.edu
Wed Jan 25 14:24:27 EST 2006

On Jan 25, 2006, at 12:02 PM, Anton van Straaten wrote:

> I can't compile syntax-case.scm on my machine, either, although I  
> think that's mainly because I don't usually have enough free RAM,  
> and gcc eventually dies with an allocation error or other fault.
> For some code I ported to Gambit, all I needed was syntax-rules,  
> and I had better luck with Al Petrofsky's portable syntax-rules  
> expander:


I have a question---is the time that syntax-case takes to expand your  
source code so long compared to the time required to compile or run  
your application that you need to compile syntax-case.scm rather than  
running it interpreted?


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