[plt-scheme] Re: Installing the Simply Scheme package?

From: Chris Kassopulo (ckasso at sprynet.com)
Date: Thu Feb 12 08:38:22 EST 2009

On Wed, 11 Feb 2009 13:12:18 -0500, Danny Yoo wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 11:09 AM, Ambjörn Elder
> <ambjornelder at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm a beginner with Scheme trying to install the Simply Scheme package
>> written by Danny Yoo to use with the Simply Scheme book.   I'm running
>> into some problems and I'm hoping someone here can help me out.
> Hi Ambjorn,
> Ok, I've identified and fixed the problem.  It wasn't actually an issue
> with simply-scheme.  Rather, one of its dependencies (version-case) had
> a regression that I introduced.  I've now corrected the bug.  [aside:
> and now I finally see why quote-syntax is important!]
> You may need to clear out your PLaneT cache so that your system uses the
> newest version-case library.  After you do this, try repeating the line:
>     (require (planet "tool.ss" ("dyoo" "simply-scheme.plt")))
> and this time, simply-scheme should install fine.

Hi Danny,

I'm also having problems trying to install Simply-Scheme.  They appear to
be different than Ambjorn's problems.

I'm using DrScheme, version 372.

Using the instructions found here:

I changed language to Pretty Big.
I ran:
(require (planet "simply-scheme.ss" ("dyoo" "simply-scheme.plt" 1 1)))
and got:

syntax: no pattern variables before ellipses in template
setup-plt: Error during Compiling .zos for Simply Scheme
setup-plt:   syntax: no pattern variables before ellipses in template

I deleted the cache and tried:
(require (planet "tool.ss" ("dyoo" "simply-scheme.plt")))
I got the same error as before plus:

syntax: no pattern variables before ellipses in template in: ...


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