[plt-scheme] 399: how to get the internal helpdesk browser?

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Thu May 8 04:19:55 EDT 2008

On May  8, Martin DeMello wrote:
> I just installed 399 from source. I downloaded the
> plt-, ran configure --prefix=/opt/plt and make
> (no problems), then make install, which died because there was no
> doc directory.

(This sounds like either a distribution bug, or a build bug.)

> So I downloaded the PLT Scheme Full Unix Sources
> (plt-clean-tree.tgz), copied the doc and man directories from there
> to the plt-399 directory, and make install worked fine. The problem
> now is, both the "help desk" link from PLT and plt-help from the
> command line simply open up the webpage in gvim,

Did you set gvim as the default Gnome browser somehow?  The first
default that it would try is "gnome-open" -- what happens when you run
it (gnome-open) with a URL?

> and I can see no option to invoke the internal browser. The best I
> can find in the preferences is to make it open in a browser
> instead. How do I get the internal help browser back?

The internal browser (Help Desk) is no longer used.

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