[plt-scheme] how to create an executable for another system

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Tue May 5 07:36:26 EDT 2009

On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 5:30 PM, keydana at gmx.de <keydana at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi all,
> is it possible to create executables (distributions) for other systems than
> the one you're working on? I wrote  a small utility on my Mac and want to
> give it to someone who's running Linux. Of course he could install scheme
> but it would be nicer if it was not required :-)

I don't think so. If you're keen, try installing VirtualBox to quickly
get a Linux environment.

> Alternatively, is there a way to create jar files to execute on the JVM? I
> see PLT is compilable to bytecode but it seems it uses its own .zo format
> which I suppose is different from Java class files?

Yes. The JVM bytecode is quite different to PLT's bytecode.


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