(guile.info.gz) provide and require
31.1 provide and require
Aubrey Jaffer, mostly to support his portable Scheme library SLIB,
implemented a provide/require mechanism for many Scheme implementations.
Library files in SLIB _provide_ a feature, and when user programs
_require_ that feature, the library file is loaded in.
For example, the file `random.scm' in the SLIB package contains the
so to use its procedures, a user would type
and they would magically become available, _but still have the same
names!_ So this method is nice, but not as good as a full-featured
When SLIB is used with Guile, provide and require can be used to
access its facilities.
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