[plt-scheme] Can't run Dr. Scheme

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Tue Dec 11 10:50:15 EST 2007

Well, I'm not sure, but it wouldn't surprise me if removing the
preferences didn't actually work. The bug I fixed could easily just be
a symptom (and the symptom was particularly brutal in this case, but
if I'm right, the bug would still exist, but would have a more limited


On Dec 11, 2007 9:09 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> On Dec 11, Jens Axel Soegaard wrote:
> > Robby Findler skrev:
> > > I'm guessing that Matthew's found the answer, so probably best to try
> > > that first (deleting the preferences file).
> >
> > Sasuke, yes try that first.
> >
> > Robby, Should the uninstaller ask to remove the preferences file?
> > Since Sasuke tried the uninstall-install trick and that didn't work,
> > it must mean that the preferences file was deleted?
> The problem is that the uninstaller is a different story -- for
> example, on Windows it's an application that is built by the
> (NSIS-based) installer.
> But this is another case of confusing machine and user-specific
> stuff.  It doesn't make sense for the uninstaller to remove
> preferences when you have more than one user on the machine.  (Same
> reason why planet is not used by the installer.)
> --
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