[Maxima] multiple batch calls in a batch file
l.butler at ed.ac.uk
Thu Apr 16 03:03:49 CDT 2009
On Wed, 15 Apr 2009, Robert Dodier wrote:
< On 4/15/09, Leo Butler <l.butler at ed.ac.uk> wrote:
< > I wonder if someone can explain why this script fails to execute the
< > second `batch' statement?
< It's a bug; when the first inner batch call is completed, it jumps
< out of batch, skipping the second inner batch call.
< Looks like load doesn't show that same behavior -- maybe you can
< replace calls to batch with calls to load instead.
< If you're bold, you can try applying the patch below which is
< supposed to keep control within batch when the inner batch call
< is completed. Seems to work for me, maybe someone else
< can try it.
< Hope this helps,
< Robert Dodier
< --- src/mload.lisp 3 Apr 2009 17:08:20 -0000 1.54
< +++ src/mload.lisp 16 Apr 2009 02:56:56 -0000
< @@ -203,7 +203,7 @@
< (with-open-file (in-stream filename)
< (format t "~%batching ~A~%"
< (truename in-stream))
< - (continue in-stream demo)
< + (catch 'macsyma-quit (continue in-stream demo))
< (namestring in-stream)))))
< ;; Return true if $float converts both a and b to floats and
Robert, this patch seems to have worked for me, too. Thanks.
I note that `batchload' does not suffer from this bug.
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