[ITP] scsh

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue May 29 10:38:00 GMT 2007

On Apr 28 15:25, Reini Urban wrote:
> Open-source Unix shell embedded within Scheme 48, running on all major 
> Unix platforms.
> http://www.scsh.net/
> http://rurban.xarch.at/software/cygwin/release/scsh/
> # scsh
> sdesc: "Open-source Unix shell embedded within Scheme"
> ldesc: "Scsh is a variant of Scheme 48 (an R5RS compliant new-tech 
> Scheme system) Scsh is designed for writing real-life standalone Unix 
> programs and shell scripts.
> Scsh spans a wide range of application, from script applications usually
> handled with perl or sh, to more standard systems applications usually 
> written in C."
> requires: cygwin
> Debian:
> http://packages.debian.org/cgi-bin/search_packages.pl?suite=all&subword=0&exact=1&arch=any&section=all&case=insensitive&keywords=scsh&searchon=names

Four weeks and no review... oh well.  I'm still desparately hoping for
a bit more participation.  Is it really futile?

Anyway, here's a review.

Packaging looks almost good, with one exception.  I don't think that the
scheme48.h and write-barrier.h files belong into /usr/include/, rather
into /usr/include/scsh/, similar to Debian which packs these files under

With that change it's GTG.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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