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4 points by akkartik 34 days ago | link | parent

Whoa, I could have sworn I responded to this one :/

rocketnia is right that I tend to just run Arc from within its directory, keeping it alongside any Arc program I may be working on at the moment. As a result, I'd kinda always assumed you could run it from anywhere and find yourself in the Arc directory once you loaded up. Now I find this isn't the case:

  $ pwd
  /home/akkartik
  $ ./anarki/arc.sh
  arc> ($:current-directory)
  #<path:/home/akkartik>
This was initially surprising, but of course we're only parameterizing the current directory while loading libraries: https://github.com/arclanguage/anarki/blob/c3849efaf9/boot.s...

I'm not sure what to do about this. In addition to rocketnia's `current-load-file*` suggestion, should we just expose `arc-path` from boot.scm? I couldn't immediately see how to get to it from Arc.