Subject: Re: building scm with scmlit
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 1999/02/25
Newsgroups: comp.lang.scheme
Message-ID: <7b39m4$>
Lee Godfrey  <> wrote:
| I tried:
| 	scmlit -f build.scm -e"(bi)" build 
| and got the following error:
| 	ERROR: unbound variable:  bi

Weird. "bi" is defined about 5 lines from the end of "build.scm":

	(define (bi) (build-from-argv *argv*))

| I'm new to scheme and can't understand build.scm.

Ouch. That *will* make things tough...

| Basically I'd like to build an interpreter (under SuSE Linux 6.0 with glibc)
| so I can study SICP and learn scheme.

Ah!! In *that* case, maybe you might have more luck by downloading a
pre-built binary, such as from Rice Univeristy's PLT Group. For just
a Scheme runtime environment, try "MzScheme":

I believe there's a Linux/ELK version there (among many others).

And if you'd like a graphical development environment, with syntax-checking,
etc., then you might prefer "DrScheme":


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