[plt-scheme] questions about profiling & DrScheme startup

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Fri May 28 12:36:41 EDT 2004

At Fri, 28 May 2004 12:11:07 -0400, Doug Orleans wrote:
>   For list-related administrative tasks:
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> 1. Can the profiler be used in MzScheme, or is it only available
>    inside DrScheme?

DrScheme's profiler comes from the errortrace library, but just has a
better GUI.

> 2. Is there a way to add to `current-library-collection-paths' when
>    DrScheme starts up?  I don't like using the PLTCOLLECTS environment
>    variable, because then I have to hard-code the system directory and
>    the add-ons directory (which are only computed if PLTCOLLECTS is
>    not set).

Try using a blank path, eg "/home/dougo/collects:"

> 3. Is there a place to put arbitrary start-up code for DrScheme?
>    MzScheme has .mzschemerc, and MrEd has .mredrc, but .drschemerc
>    doesn't work.  I know about .plt-prefs.ss, but that seems to be
>    auto-generated so I don't think I should be adding stuff to it.

No. DrScheme is a PDE; it's not a quasi-shell.


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