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 SIOD(1C)                                                           SIOD(1C)

      siod - small scheme interpreter (Scheme In One Defun).

      siod [-sX] [-hX] [-iX] [-gX] [-oX] [-nX] [-eX] [-vX] [-lX] [-mX] [-vX]

      Siod is a very small scheme interpreter which can be used for
      interactive calculations, scripts, or included as a command
      interpreter or extension/macro language in other applications. See the
      documentation for interfacing requirements and how to add user-defined
      data types. The dash-style command line options may also be delimited
      by commas.

      The arguments are files which are loaded from the current or SIOD_LIB
      directory, by usual default /usr/local/lib/siod. Or the symbol repl to
      cause entry into the read-eval-print-loop, or parenthetical
      expressions to be evaluated.

      -hXXXXX The XXXXX should be an integer, specifying the number of cons
              cells to allocate in the heap. The default is 100000:10. Or an
              integer followed by a colon, the number after which gives the
              maximum number of heaps to malloc with mark and sweep gc mode.

      -iXXXXX The XXXXX should be the name of an init file to load before
              going into the read/eval/print loop.

      -gX     The X is 1 for a stop and copy garbage collector, 0 for a mark
              and sweep one (the default).

      -oXXXXX The XXXXX should be an integer, specifying the size of the
              obarray (symbol hash table) to use. Defaults to 1000. Each
              array element is a list of symbols.

      -nXXXXX The XXXXX should be an integer, specifying the number of pre-
              cons numbers to create. The default is 100.

      -sXXXXX The XXXXX should be an integer, specifying the number of bytes
              of recursion on the machine (C-call frame) stack to allow.
              This may be changed while the programming is running, and is
              mainly a convenience for detecting defects in programs.
              Default 200000.

      -eXXXXX The XXXXX is an expression to evaluate (after loading the init
              file, if any).  After evaluating the expression the program
              will exit.

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 SIOD(1C)                                                           SIOD(1C)

      -lXXXXX The XXXXX is a library directory to use for the require
              procedure. defaults to the environment variable SIOD_LIB or

      -vXXXXX The XXXXX is an integer verboseness from 0 to 4. When used in
              scripts the most generally useful level is 0. Defaults to 4.

      -mXXXXX The XXXXX can be 0 (default) which has no effect, or 1, which
              causes the scheme procedure main, with no arguments to be
              invoked after all files are loaded, or 2, which does the same
              thing but prevents further arguments from being interpreted,
              or 3, which will wrap special error handling around the call
              to main which is convenient for writing cgi scripts producing
              html. The environment may be obtained from the getenv
              procedure or the variable *env*. Arguments are found in

      -vXXXXX The XXXXX Is passed along to the siod argument processing,
              however if the value is greater than 0 a Content-type:
              text/plain header is generated immediately (except if the
              number is represented with a leading zero), which can be
              convenient for debugging WWW cgi scripts. For example:

              #!/usr/local/bin/siod -v0,-m2 (define (main)
                (writes nil "Hello World0))

              Which if invoked normally will result in

              %hello.scm Hello World

              And with the verbose flag over-ride on the command line:

              %hello.scm -v5 Content-type: text/plain

              Welcome to SIOD, Scheme In One Defun, Version 3.1x 12-JUN-95
              (C) Copyright 1988-1994 Paradigm Associates Inc.  10 heaps.
              size = 100000 cells, 2400000 bytes. 2048 inums. GC is mark and
              sweep loading hello.scm (define (main) (writes nil "Hello
              World ")) done.  Hello World EXIT

      Errors during non-interactive usage mode result in a non-zero exit

      Files which are loaded by the interpreter may contain the sequence of
      characters parser:XXXXX in a comment in the first line of the file.
      This will result in the automatic loading of the file parser_XXXXX.scm

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 SIOD(1C)                                                           SIOD(1C)

      which must provide a procedure parser_XXXXX to return a procedure to
      read the forms from the file to be loaded. Useful values of XXXXX
      include read, pratt, and fasl.

      /usr/local/lib/siod/* /usr/local/lib/siod/siod.html

      command csiod

      Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs , by Abelson and
      Sussman, MIT Press.

      Error messages may also set the variable errobj to the offending

      With -g1 it does not GC during EVAL, only before each READ/EVAL/PRINT
      cycle.  It does GC during EVAL with -g0, but that code may not run
      without modification on all architectures.

      Current version is 3.2, 12-MAR-96, by George Carrette.

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