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[Gcl-devel] Re: GCL 2.6.6 is released
[Gcl-devel] Re: GCL 2.6.6 is released
20 Jan 2005 22:44:42 -0500
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Greetings! You can retrieve a .deb from
http://packages.debian.org/unstable/interpreters/gcl and follow the
HOWTO-UNPACK-DEBS, which is basically to ar x the .deb and then tar
zxf the data.tar.gz.
Please let me know if you have difficulties. Likewise if you want to
forward your failed build log.
"Matt Kaufmann" <address@hidden> writes:
> Hi, Camm --
> It turns out that for some reason I can't see ftp.gnu.org from work, but I can
> see if from home. So I've fetched the tar.gz file.
> But I'm getting an error during the make, probably because we have an old
> version of gcc by default. Rather than get that working, I'd be delighted to
> download a binary x86 distribution of GCl 2.6.6, but I couldn't find one
> running Redhat rather than Debian, but I doubt that this matters). Is one
> Thanks --
> -- Matt
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> From: "Camm Maguire" <address@hidden>
> Date: 19 Jan 2005 19:56:09 -0500
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> Greetings! That's odd, the links seem to work for me. Are you
> looking at http://www.gnu.org/software/gcl?
> In any case,
> You can get 2.6.6 either from
> or via cvs
> export CVS_RSH=ssh
> export CVSROOT=:ext:address@hidden:/cvsroot/gcl
> cvs -z9 -q co -d gcl-2.6.6 -r Version_2_6_6 gcl
> Please let me know if problems persist.
> Take care,
> Matt Kaufmann <address@hidden> writes:
> > Hi, Camm --
> > Congratulations on the GCL 2.6.6 release! I'm interested in trying it
> out at
> > AMD, since you've put in that reader extension patch for foo::(bar
> > Unfortunately, the "Download" and "Get Latest Release" links appear to be
> > broken. Any suggestions?
> > Thanks --
> > -- Matt
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> > From: Camm Maguire <address@hidden>
> > Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 23:01:26 -0500
> > Reply-To: address@hidden
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> > Greetings! The GCL team is happy to announce the release of version
> > 2.6.6, the latest achievement in the 'stable' (as opposed to
> > 'development') series. Please see http://www.gnu.org/software/gcl for
> > downloading information.
> > This release is a minor modification of 2.6.5,
> > incorporating the known bug fixes that had accumulated on the GCL
> > errata page together with a few other fixes required for building
> > on Windows. From the changelog:
> > gcl (2.6.6-1) unstable; urgency=high
> > * New upstream release
> > * Allow .data section to be first in executable, as on solaris.
> > allow for new bfd section size semantics
> > * Don't try to write map file when not using GNU ld. Also allow
> > compile-file to process pathnames with whitespace on Windows
> > * Fix corner case fixnum arithmetic on 64bit machines
> > * Rework gmp_wrappers semantics for older gcc
> > * Explicitly mprotect loaded code pages PROT_EXEC on x86 Linux, as
> > now requires it.
> > * lisp-implementation-version is GCL
> > * Reader extension patch allowing for foo::(bar foobar) semantics
> > * a shell script variable fix in "unixport/makefile" for MSYS
> > * __MINGW32__ malloc initialization fix in "o/alloc.c"
> > * Windows file/directory fixes in "o/unixfsys.c"
> > * MinGW32 -march in configure - removes deprecation warnings
> > * MinGW32 directory fix - "o/mingfile.c".
> > * Allow for sysconf to determine clock granularity at compile time
> > fix time errors on the Itanium
> > * Disable SGC on macosx until the sgc/save problem can be fixed.
> > * Fix fixnum print bug on 64bit
> > * Fix nil types in room report
> > * 64bit fixes to fixnum_add and fixnum_sub
> > * Fix Mac SGC/save bug, at least in part
> > For the latest information, capabilities, and status of GCL stable,
> > please see http://www.gnu.org/software/gcl/RELEASE-2.6.2.html.
> > --
> > Camm Maguire address@hidden
> > "The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens." --
> Camm Maguire address@hidden
> "The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens." -- Baha'u'llah
Camm Maguire address@hidden
"The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens." -- Baha'u'llah