Re: propositions, oppositions, and some minor details Felix Winkelmann 15 Sep 2004 05:12 UTC

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)?