[plt-scheme] collection not found: "scheme" in embedding mzscheme with v4.x

From: Zhang Chiyuan (pluskid at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Jul 31 07:16:33 EDT 2008

Hi all,

I noticed recently that mzscheme upgraded to a new version. I upgraded
it and found my program broken. I read the Inside PLT scheme and found
that now I need to do scheme_namespace_require so I added the line to
require "scheme/base" but I got an error:

    scheme/base: standard-module-name-resolver: collection not found:
"scheme" in any of: () in: scheme/base
    Seg fault (internal error) at 0x4

I copied the example code in "Inside PLT scheme" and tried, still the
same problem. Here's the code I use:

#include "scheme.h"

static int run(Scheme_Env *e, int argc, char *argv[])
    Scheme_Object *curout = NULL, *v = NULL, *a[2] = {NULL, NULL};
    Scheme_Config *config = NULL;
    int i;
    mz_jmp_buf * volatile save = NULL, fresh;

    MZ_GC_VAR_IN_REG(0, e);
    MZ_GC_VAR_IN_REG(1, curout);
    MZ_GC_VAR_IN_REG(2, save);
    MZ_GC_VAR_IN_REG(3, config);
    MZ_GC_VAR_IN_REG(4, v);
    MZ_GC_ARRAY_VAR_IN_REG(5, a, 2);


    v = scheme_intern_symbol("scheme/base");

    config = scheme_current_config();
    curout = scheme_get_param(config, MZCONFIG_OUTPUT_PORT);

    for (i = 1; i < argc; i++) {
        save = scheme_current_thread->error_buf;
        scheme_current_thread->error_buf = &fresh;
        if (scheme_setjmp(scheme_error_buf)) {
            scheme_current_thread->error_buf = save;
            return -1; /* There was an error */
        } else {
            v = scheme_eval_string(argv[i], e);
            scheme_display(v, curout);
            v = scheme_make_char('\n');
            scheme_display(v, curout);
            /* read-eval-print loop, uses initial Scheme_Env: */
            a[0] = scheme_intern_symbol("scheme/base");
            a[1] = scheme_intern_symbol("read-eval-print-loop");
            v = scheme_dynamic_require(2, a);
            scheme_apply(v, 0, NULL);
            scheme_current_thread->error_buf = save;


    return 0;

int main(int argc, char *argv[])
    return scheme_main_setup(1, run, argc, argv);

I compiled it like this:

mzc --cc --3m foo.c
gcc foo.o -o foo -lmzscheme3m -lm -lpthread -ldl

I can run the mzscheme program as a stand alone program, the version
information is: Welcome to MzScheme v4.0.1 [3m], Copyright (c)
2004-2008 PLT Scheme Inc.

My system is Debian sid. Can anybody tell me what's the problem and
how to solve it? Many thanks!


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