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Re: [Gcl-devel] Porting Femlisp (second trial)

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] Porting Femlisp (second trial)
Date: 14 Sep 2005 14:33:06 -0400
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Please try gclcvs -50, now in unstable (should be in testing soon).

1 and 3 are fixed therein.

2 is on the todo list.

SLIME will be done before release, but remaining ansi tests and a
little compiler work, together with static build options, are coming

Take care,

Nicolas Neuss <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello,
> I want to try again porting my PDE application Femlisp to GCL.  At the
> moment, I have the following immediate compilation problems:
> 1. DEFINE-SETF-EXPANDER does not exist (not that important for me).
> 2. (MAKE-HASH-TABLE :test 'equalp) does not work (would be nice, but maybe
> I could work around this missing functionality).
> 3. A bug with unusual class names like "<X>":
> (defclass <x> () ())
> (compile nil
> '(lambda ()
>   (let ((a (make-instance '<x>)))
>     (declare (type <x> a))
>     a)))
>    I guess that this should be relatively easy to fix.
> I am quite sure that further problems will show up when I should get into
> actually running the code.
> Aside question: is anyone working on a SLIME interface for GCL?
> Thank you for suggestions and comments,
> Nicolas.
> P.S.: I have tried also porting Femlisp to ECL, but got stuck with other
> problems.  Hmmm, it looks as if the source codes of GCL and ECL have really
> diverged a lot.
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Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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