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Re: propositions, oppositions, and some minor details

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bear wrote:

On Tue, 14 Sep 2004, Felix Winkelmann wrote:

Andre van Tonder wrote:

Good question.  Hard to answer, though, without a specification of what
spearate compilation is... :)

IMHO separate compilation means compiling two files with two different
instances of a compiler, i.e. there's no direct communication between
the separate compiler runs, as opposed to compiling several separate
source files in the same compiler-instance (for example by compiling
stuff into an "image").

I'll even go further: I'd say it should be possible to compile each
file in the absence of all the other files, producing a linkable binary
form that can then be put together into an executable by a more-or-less
standard linker.

What if file a.scm defines a macro that file b.scm uses (by refering
to syntax defined in a module declared in a.scm)?