[gambit-list] The two package systems

Hendrik Boom hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Tue Nov 8 16:50:24 EST 2011


The gambit wiki lists two package systems, Snow and Blackhole.

Is either of them preferred in some sense?  Can they be used together?

The show installation guide mentions a generic snow and shows for 
specific Scheme implementations.  On the "links" page it mentions that a 
gambit-specific implementation is a work in progress.  

In the HOST section of the packages page, there's a host-gambit package.  
Is it the one that's a work in progress?  Or has the work progressed to 
usability by now.

So ... which Snow implementation do you recommend for use?

And is there anything else I should know before I start?

-- hendrik



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