ikarus - Scheme Programming Language
ikarus [-b bootfile] --r6rs-script scriptfile [opts]
ikarus [-b bootfile] [files] [opts]
The ikarus command starts the Ikarus Scheme system. Invoking ikarus
without options enters a read-eval-print loop.
-h Show summary of options.
If the option [-b <bootfile>] is provided, the bootfile is used
as the system’s initial boot file from which the environment is
initialized. If that is not set, the default boot file
/usr/lib/ikarus/ikarus.boot is used.
[-b bootfile] --r6rs-script scriptfile [opts]
Starts ikarus in r6rs-script mode. The script file is treated
as an R6RS-script. The command line options following
scriptfile can be obtained using the "command-line" procedure in
the (rnrs programs) library.
[-b bootfile] [files] [opts]
Starts ikarus in interactive mode. Each of the files is first
loaded into the interaction environment before the interactive
read-eval-print loop is started. The command line options
following the list of files to load can be obtained using the
The wrapper scheme-script(1) is useful for writing Scheme scripts that
Further documentation is available in /usr/share/doc/ikarus/ikarus-
scheme-users-guide.pdf and at
ikarus was written by Abdulaziz Ghuloum.
This manual page was written by Barak A. Pearlmutter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
while packaging ikarus for Debian.
November 27, 2007