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Re: [Geiser-users] Manual not showing up while trying to look up symbol
Diogo F. S. Ramos
Re: [Geiser-users] Manual not showing up while trying to look up symbol with `racket/base'
Sun, 14 Apr 2013 23:39:06 -0300
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)
"Jose A. Ortega Ruiz" <address@hidden> writes:
> Anyway, i've pushed a fix consisting in ensuring that help is
> initialized (in a separate thread, and in the racket namespace) during
> the startup, which adds the bonus that the first time one asks for help
> there's no delay building the index. This is just a workaround (my
> feeling is that there's a deeper bug either in Geiser or in help), but
> seems to work for me in Racket 22.214.171.124...
Oh nice, thank you.
The only side effect that I'm seeing is that I can't find right away a
symbol after starting a REPL. I presume it's because the separate
thread is building the index. But I think it's very unlikely that I
would try to look up a symbol this fast in a normal hacking session.