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FW: [Gcl-devel] Problem installing Gcl under Windows

From: Mike Thomas
Subject: FW: [Gcl-devel] Problem installing Gcl under Windows
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 09:00:02 +1000

FYI.  None of my messages are getting through to the mailing list.

-----Original Message-----
From: Neil Cerutti [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: Monday, 16 May 2005 10:25 PM
To: Mike Thomas
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] Problem installing Gcl under Windows

Mike Thomas wrote:
> | I encountered the same problem described in this email to the gcl-devel
> | mailing list, and was able to solve the problem. I examined my
> | environment variables in case they might have been part of the problem.
> |
> | I got the installation to work by changing the definition of TEMP (and
> | TMP) to a directory with a valid DOS file specification. Previously, it
> | was set to "C:\Documents and Setting\etc, etc," which is what I believe
> | caused the below windows installation scripts to fail.
> Thanks for that useful information.
> Interestingly, on my XP Professional computer TEMP and TMP have the full
> Windows paths in the system/environment variable setting dialog, but under
> Windows command prompt they are short form DOS format.
> Which version of Windows are you using?

I was installing on Windows 2000. It doesn't seem to have that feature,
at least by default:

Microsoft Windows 2000 [Version 5.00.2195]
(C) Copyright 1985-2000 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\NEILC>echo %path%
Files\Common Files\
Adaptec Shared\System;C:\Program Files\Sybase\SQL Anywhere
9\win32;C:\Program Fi
les\Sybase\Shared\win32;C:\Program Files\Sybase\SQL Anywhere
m Files\Sybase\Shared\Sybase Central

C:\Documents and Settings\NEILC>

> In any event, I'd prefer that users didn't have to alter those environemt
> variables and will look further into the issue when I find some time.

I'm using GNU Common Lisp as a platform to learn Common Lisp (Scheme is
the only Lisp I know, so far).  I chose GCL because it has such a nice
interactive HELP function.


Neil Cerutti

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