SRFI 170: POSIX API Arthur A. Gleckler 06 May 2019 17:42 UTC
Scheme Request for Implementation 170,
by Olin Shivers (original author), John Cowan (editor and
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Here's the abstract:
The host environment is the set of resources, such as the
filesystem, network and processes, that are managed by the
operating system within which a Scheme program is executing.
This SRFI specifies how the host environment can be accessed
from within a Scheme program. It does so by leveraging
widespread support for POSIX, the Portable Operating System
Interface standardized by the IEEE. Not all the functions of
this SRFI are available on all operating systems.