[plt-scheme] What does it mean when some buttons and languages are missing?

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Fri Mar 10 23:35:23 EST 2006

At Fri, 10 Mar 2006 14:42:49 -0500, Stephen Bloch wrote:
> My computing center just upgraded the Scheme installation on our main 
> (Linux-based) Web server from 207 to 301.  I don't expect to be using 
> DrScheme directly on that machine very often -- mostly just running 
> cgi scripts from Web pages -- but it's nice to have it available for 
> debugging said cgi scripts.
> When I started it up (as an X client), I noticed that there was no 
> "Step" or "Check Syntax" button (only "Run" and "Stop"), and that 
> many of the languages I expected weren't there (only R5RS, Textual 
> MzScheme, Graphical MrEd, Pretty Big, Expander, and (module...)). 
> Are these add-ons not implemented for Linux, or did the 
> computing-center people somehow fail to install them, or what?

That sounds like DrScheme is unable to find its tools.

Is it possible that setup-plt (or perhaps "install") was not run?

Do you have .zo files?


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