[plt-scheme] DrScheme V208p1 on windows XP is crashing

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Sat Sep 25 14:14:04 EDT 2004

At Thu, 23 Sep 2004 14:39:55 -0400, "M. André Mayers" wrote:
> I suspect that DrScheme crash because it tries to access a network disk
> (Z:\) that is not always easy to access promptly. 
> I have noticed that DrScheme write and read the 3 following files on these
> network disk. 
> plt-prefs.ss 
> PLT-autosave-toc
> PLT-autosave-toc-save
>  [...]
> Is it possible, to prevent DrScheme to use the network disk ?

DrScheme puts those files in the directory indicated by the HOMEDRIVE
and HOMEPATH environment variables. You can set the two environment
variables to direct DrScheme to place them elsewhere.

In future versions, DrScheme will place those files in the
user-specific "application data" directory, instead.


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