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Re: Cryptic error messages: Bug in guile?

From: Alex Vong
Subject: Re: Cryptic error messages: Bug in guile?
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:48:11 +0800
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swedebugia <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi
> I try to package for guix.
> Sometimes I forget a parens somewhere.
> When I invoke make in the guix source tree the parens error will be
> reported as any other kind of error. (unbound variable, package not
> found, etc)
> I would like to know if there is a way to avoid/improve this.
> E.g. make guile count parens before evaluation or whatever so that I
> get a clear error, fast.
> Alternatively maybe somebody else has a parens counter script I could
> use? E.g. I could tell make to first traverse all files looking for
> unmatching parens.

What error message do you receive? Usually I get something like:

  ERROR: In procedure read:
  In procedure scm_i_lreadparen: #<unknown port>:1:2: end of file

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