[plt-scheme] installation problems

From: Charlie Smith (charliesmith001 at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Nov 13 04:23:22 EST 2009

hi again,

i built from source and now have mzscheme running. the readme file was very
helpful and made it a snap. This is the first time i'm installing something
using the source, and i'm pleased (and quite surprised actually) it ended
out well.

thanks Eli

On 11/13/09, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> On Nov 13, Charlie Smith wrote:
> > hi,
> >
> > i'm having a problem getting plt-scheme installed on the redhat
> > linux machine that i'm using at school and since i'm unfamiliar with
> > linux, I don't know if the problem is due to restrictions in the
> > system or not.
> >
> > when i run scheme from the terminal i get this error
> >
> > Floating point exception
> >
> > i'd appreciate if someone could give me some pointers on fixing this
> IIRC, this error was caused by incompatible libc in RH and/or Fedora.
> It will probably go away if you compile from source -- or you can try
> some of the other linux builds.  (But last time I've seen this was a
> while ago -- maybe you're using an old version?)
> --
>           ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
>                     http://barzilay.org/                   Maze is Life!
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