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Re: (load) Question

From: dvanhorn
Subject: Re: (load) Question
Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2003 00:11:43 -0500 (EST)
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Quoting "Robert Uhl <address@hidden>" <address@hidden>:

> I have a file which contains something like the following:
> (let ((x 3))
>      (+ x 4))
> I want to be able to load it in and retrieve the value 7 (this is
> really
> a massive over-simplification--what I'm actually doing is building a
> massive data structure up by hand...).  The problem is that (load
> "filename") returns nothing.  Now, I can use define to define a value,
> but this is a very clumsy way to pass data back out.
> Does anyone have any idea how to do what I'm trying to do?  Shouldn't
> (load) return the result of evaluating that file?

load returns an unspecified value according to R5RS.  Does (eval (read)) suit
your needs?



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