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CSI(1) General Commands Manual CSI(1)

NAME

csi
The CHICKEN Scheme interpreter

SYNOPSIS

csi [OPTION ...] [FILENAME ...]

DESCRIPTION

csi is an interpreter for the programming language Scheme supporting most of the features as described in the Revised^5 Report on the Algorithmic Language Scheme. csi is implemented as a program compiled with the CHICKEN compiler.

FILENAME is a Scheme source file name with optional extension. OPTION may be one of the following:

, -help
Display usage and exit.
Display version and exit.
Print release number and exit.
, -case-insensitive
Enable case-insensitive reading.
EXPRESSION, -eval EXPRESSION
Evaluate the given expression.
EXPRESSION, -print EXPRESSION
Evaluate and print the result(s) of the given expression.
EXPRESSION, -pretty-print EXPRESSION
Evaluate and print result(s) prettily.
SYMBOL, -feature SYMBOL
Register feature identifier.
SYMBOL
Disable built-in feature identifier.
, -quiet
Do not print banner.
, -no-init
Do not load initialization file. ‘.csirc’
, -batch
Terminate after command-line processing.
, -no-warnings
Disable all warnings.
STYLE, -keyword-style STYLE
Enable alternative keyword-syntax (prefix, suffix or none)
Disable list delimiter synonyms.
Disables support for escaped symbols.
Disable the CHICKEN extensions to R5RS syntax.
PATHNAME, -script PATHNAME
Use interpreter for shell scripts.
PATHNAME
Run a script with a ‘main’ procedure
PATHNAME
Same as -s, but print each expression as it is evaluated.
Prefer the current directory when locating extensions.
NAME, -require-extension NAME
Import extension before executing code.
PATHNAME, -include-path PATHNAME
Add PATHNAME to the include path.
Ignore all following options.

ENVIRONMENT

The following environment variables change the behaviour of csi:
When set to a string of command-line options, then the options are passed implicitly to every direct or indirect invocation of csi. Note that runtime options of the form ‘-:⟨OPTIONS⟩’ cannot be passed using this method.
Contains one or more pathnames where the interpreter should also look for include files, separated by ‘;’ characters.

FILES

$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/chicken/csirc
Scheme file loaded on startup. ( $XDG_CONFIG_HOME defaults to $HOME/.config )
$HOME/.csirc
Scheme file loaded on startup if the previous one doesn’t exists.

EXIT STATUS

The csi utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO

chicken(1), csc(1)

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

AUTHORS

The CHICKEN Team

BUGS

Submit bug reports by e-mail to chicken-janitors@nongnu.org
April 26, 2017 Linux 4.19.0-8-amd64