Appendix B. Quick Guile introduction

Table of Contents
B.1. Setting variables
B.2. Comments
B.3. Examples

The purpose of this section is to describe the elements of the Scheme programming language required for setting options in the configuration files (see Chapter 2). used by Idxtools.

B.1. Setting variables

All of the options are variable which must be given a appropriate value. The syntax is

(set! variable-name value)

value is the value to be given to the variable variable-name.

value is typically a boolean value (ie. #t for true or #f for false).