kawa - Scheme language implemented using on a Java VM
This manual page documents briefly the
package, a Scheme dialect written completely in the Java language.
Scheme forms are compiled into Java bytecodes for efficiency.
Scheme is a high-level non-pure functional language in the Lisp family,
with lexical scoping dynamically-types.
The Kawa dialect of Scheme contains hooks to access and control Java objects.
script is equivalent to invoking an interpreter of the Java language on the
This manual page is just a quick synopsis.
For more information, read the
kawa manual - see below.
- -e expression
- -c expression
but does not cause the start-up file
to be read.
- -f filename
Read and evaluate Scheme commands from the
Enter an interactive read-evaluate-print command loop.
Enter an interactive read-evaluate-print in a new top-level window.
- -C filename
to one or more Java class files. See the Kawa manual for details.
If no options are specified, it is equivalent to
readline(3) can normally be used to edit commands.
executable, which starts a
Commands that are executed when
Per Bothner <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
info kawa - the complete Kawa manual.
home page, based on the same Kawa manual.
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