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Re: [Chicken-users] Loading a user-specified list of extensions?

From: felix winkelmann
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Loading a user-specified list of extensions?
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 08:09:26 +0100

On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 1:55 PM, Alejandro Forero Cuervo
<address@hidden> wrote:
> What's the best way for a program to load an egg specified by the user
> (not known at compile time; and which, obviously, doesn't export
> macros to the loading program)?
> For instance, I'd like to do something like:
>  (load-extension (read))
> Ideally, this should indicate success with the return value (or raise
> a condition if the egg could not be loaded).
> I've found that I can use ##sys#require for this, but is there a way
> to do it without using functions with hashes (ie. I don't want to have
> to change this with every new release due to depending on internal
> functions)?

Just using "(require 'my-ext)" should do the job.


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