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Re: Guile portability?

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Guile portability?
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 09:39:20 +0200
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Hi Paul,

Guile exercises a very large subset of the POSIX API (file system,
networking, threads, etc.) and thus is quite exposed to portability
issues.  I suspect it’s not as portable as GNU Make, but that can be

We mostly check it on GNU variants, but also on MacOS X and FreeBSD and
from time to time on Solaris and a few others.  Fortunately, Guile uses
Gnulib, and a large part of the OS-sensitive APIs is wrapped by Gnulib.


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