# [plt-scheme] SLaTeX: getting it to work

 From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu) Date: Sun Nov 9 10:03:01 EST 2008 Previous message: [plt-scheme] SLaTeX: getting it to work Next message: [plt-scheme] Problem with Contracts - HtDP 21.1.3 Messages sorted by: [date] [thread] [subject] [author]

```It happens to me periodically. string-ref/vector-ref out of bounds or
something similar.

Robby

On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 7:55 AM, Shriram Krishnamurthi <sk at cs.brown.edu> wrote:
> I once tried to construct such a line, even based on studying the
> SLaTeX source...and failed.
>
> On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 8:47 AM, Robby Findler <robby at cs.uchicago.edu> wrote:
>> There aren't supposed to be any of those. :)
>>
>> But I think a very long line will do it.
>>
>> Robby
>>
>> On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 7:40 AM, Shriram Krishnamurthi <sk at cs.brown.edu> wrote:
>>> Huh.  You did configure your file system to give Dorai Sitaram
>>> write-access too, right?  Because every running copy of SLaTeX has a
>>> bit of Dorai's soul embedded in it. (-:
>>>
>>> I am still not sure that SLaTeX is actually processing the file at
>>> all.  I'm trying to think of some kind of \scheme{...} or
>>> schemedisplay that one could write that would actually generate a
>>> run-time error from SLaTeX.   Having just woken up, nothing pops into
>>> my head (-:.  Anyone?  Note that the error must be from SLaTeX, not
>>> from the LaTeX (ie, from the code generated by SLaTeX) -- the latter
>>> is easy.
>>>
>>> Shriram
>>>
>>> On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 7:41 AM, Bas Steunebrink <bass at cs.uu.nl> wrote:
>>>> already complained that it couldn't create a "quick.log" in the PLT
>>>> directory to save the fact that it couldn't find the .Z files. So I tried
>>>> creating log files but still SLaTeX generated no .Z files.
>>>>
>>>> Bas
>>>>
>>>> PS: I just noticed your name shows up in the acknowledgments of at least 4
>>>> of my Scheme books here (Little/Seasoned/Reasoned Schemer, EOPL), nice! :-)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Shriram Krishnamurthi schreef:
>>>>>
>>>>> PS: The problem here has nothing to do (afaict) with MikTeX vs other
>>>>> TeX installations.  When run, the SLaTeX code seems to begin running
>>>>> and then stop running, but in-between it doesn't seem to be spitting
>>>>> out the .Z files.  So, later, the LaTeX package appears to load
>>>>> slatex.sty correctly and looks for the .Z files and doesn't find them,
>>>>> and blows up.  The absence of the dots, to my mind, is the key, and
>>>>> that appears to be completely independent of the TeX installation.
>>>>>
>>>>> Bas, is it just possible that you somehow don't have write access in
>>>>> the directory you're trying to write in?  Have you tried it from your
>>>>> My Documents or some other such place, instead of within the PLT
>>>>> installation directory?
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 4:40 PM, Grant Rettke <grettke at acm.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 2:30 PM, Bas Steunebrink <bass at cs.uu.nl> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Yes, same problem:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Has anyone successfully used sLaTeX with the Windows MiKTex LaTeX system?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Bas, perhaps it would work correctly using cygwin's LaTeX? (totally
>>>>>> guessing)
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>
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