[plt-scheme] DrScheme/OLPC sans Sugar

From: Stephen De Gabrielle (s.degabrielle at cs.ucl.ac.uk)
Date: Thu Nov 13 06:00:59 EST 2008

you could always use mzscheme, as there is not much that can be done
about Sugar.
(I'm guessing that the ffi could be used to talk to sugar?)


On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 4:24 AM, Grant Rettke <grettke at acm.org> wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 9:51 PM, Ben Goetter <goetter at mazama.net> wrote:
>> I am successfully running the vanilla Fedora 9 build of 4.1.2 on an XO-1
>> running build 767 (the recent G1G1 refresh).
> 3.x works fine on top of Sugar, so no messing around with alternative
> window managers or sd swap if one so desires:
> http://www.wisdomandwonder.com/article/28/scheme-lisp-on-the-olpc-xo
>> Memory is of course an issue.
> Tell me about it:
> http://www.wisdomandwonder.com/article/275/the-xo-has-got-too-much-sugar
>> The DrScheme interface was unusable, with giant menus and giant fonts and a
>> Preferences dialog that stretched far off the bottom of the screen, until I
>> configured XFCE to scale its fonts to 150 DPI.  I am not a savvy enough X
>> user to hack in the /etc/X11 directory, and DrScheme was not using the
>> window manager's font preferences.
> I didn't run into that on pre 4.x builds.
>> The vanilla build requires GL, so I have Mesa installed, allowing MrEd to
>> load.  However, the SGL samples appear to be dlopening the wrong library
>> name (libGL.so instead of libGL.so.1).
> I disabled OpenGL rather than use Mesa.
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