[plt-scheme] 301.13

From: Chongkai Zhu (u0476504 at utah.edu)
Date: Thu Apr 27 00:37:17 EDT 2006

I just downloaded and installed 301.13 from nightly builds. But it can't even start:

standard-module-name-resolver: collection not found: "drscheme" in any of: (#<path:C:\Documents and Settings\Chongkai Zhu\Application Data\PLT Scheme\301.13\collects>)

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Chongkai Zhu  

======= At 2006-04-22, 19:59:41 Matthew Flatt wrote: =======

>MzScheme and MrEd are now version 301.13 in the SVN repository trunk.
>This version continues a series of changes that will result in simpler
>installers on Mac OS X and Windows, more flexibility in re-packaging
>PLT Scheme for Unix variants, and better support for creating your own
>stand-alone executables.
>One effect of the changes is that the concept of "PLTHOME" is going
>away. Instead of a root directory that contains all other parts of a
>PLT installation, there will be functions to find the main "collects"
>directory, the "lib" directory, etc., and the locations of those
>directories will be configurable. Those functions are not ready, yet.
>Starting with 301.13, however, MzScheme and MrEd no longer recognize
>the PLTHOME environment variable. The (relative) path to the main
>"collects" directory is embedded in each executable. Eventually, paths
>to other directories (such as "lib") will be embedded in a "config"
>Meanwhile, for Unix and Mac OS X, a launcher script refers to an
>executable through a path that's relative to the script itself.
>Combined with the recent changes for Mac OS X to support frameworks
>relative to the executable, this means that the Mac OS X distribution
>can be drag-and-drop, instead of an installer.
>Finally, when creating a stand-alone executable, the path to "collects"
>within the executable can be set (e.g., with mzc's new `--collects'
>flag). This makes it easier to distribute extra files that are needed
>by the executable. Soon, we'll add tools for putting a copy of shared
>libraries with a set of generated executables, so that the resulting
>package is truly "stand-alone".
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