chicken-install man page

chicken-install — download and install extension libraries for CHICKEN Scheme

Synopsis

chicken-install [OPTION | EXTENSION[:VERSION]] ...

Description

chicken-install is a program that downloads, compiles and installs a prepackaged extension library from sources. If no extension name is given on the command-line, then any existing setup scripts in the current directory will be executed in some unspecified order.

Options

Enter chicken-install -help for a list of supported command-line options.

Environment Variables

CHICKEN_PREFIX
The installation prefix where CHICKEN Scheme and its support files and libraries are located. Defaults to the installation time prefix given when configuring the system.
CHICKEN_INSTALL_PREFIX
An alternative installation prefix that will be prepended to extension installation paths if specified.
CHICKEN_REPOSITORY
The path where extension libraries are installed. Defaults to the package-library path selected during configuration (usually $prefix/lib/chicken/<binary-version> )
SUDO
The command to execute when using -s flag in command. If not provided, defaults to the sudo(1).

Documentation

More information can be found in the CHICKEN User's Manual

Bugs

Submit bug reports by e-mail to chicken-janitors@nongnu.org , preferrably using the chicken-bug tool.

Authors

The CHICKEN Team

See Also

chicken-uninstall(1) chicken-status(1) chicken(1) csc(1) chicken-bug(1)

Referenced By

chicken-status(1), chicken-uninstall(1).

13 Aug 2008