[armedbear-devel] Hunchentoot and ABCL

Axel Rauschmayer axel at rauschma.de
Mon Dec 28 14:59:13 UTC 2009

Cool. Sounds like all of the platform would benefit from this(?)

I will start my experiments with servlets, but might come back to  
Hunchentoot later.

What is the preferred way of installing libraries with ABCL? asdf- 
install does not seem to work. How about Lispy [1]?


[1] http://common-lisp.net/project/lispy/

On Dec 28, 2009, at 15:04 , Mark Evenson wrote:

> On 12/28/09 7:43 AM, Alessio Stalla wrote:
> […]
>> I believe Hunchentoot does not currently work on abcl, since it
>> depends on flexi-streams which depends on trivial-gray-streams which
>> iirc doesn't support abcl.
> […]
> Actually, I believe that a Hunchentoot working with ABCL is not that
> difficult to achieve.  This is a project that I have long worked on  
> in a
> piecemeal fashion.
> Fixing trivial-gray-streams to work with ABCL is pretty easy, and I  
> have
> patches for this that I think work with the latest incarnation of  
> ABCL's
> Gray streams (we moved some symbols around somewhere in 2009).  More
> problematic is getting FLEXI-STREAMS working correctly as it fails a
> bunch of tests in Microsoft Windows Cyrillic code-planes whose cause  
> has
> never really been that clear to me.
> I even got Hunchentoot working at one point by writing the necessary
> multi-threaded hook.  But I wasn't satisfied with some aspect of my  
> port
> (maybe it was the FLEXI-STREAMS problems), so I left the code for the
> proverbial next day which never came.
> Now that we have a shot to use the [JNA-based CFFI port by Luís  
> Oliveria
> ][1] to get Hunchentoot's SSL stuff working, it makes more sense to  
> try
> to push my work through to the end.
> Its going to take a few days for me to look through my code, see what
> still works, and publish the necessary patches with a decent writeup  
> so
> maybe I can get some help with the FLEXI-STREAMS problems.
> Unfortunately, I am traveling back to Europe tomorrow, so time is a  
> bit
> short.  Maybe I'll have some to show around the New Year.
> Mark
> [1]: http://trac.common-lisp.net/armedbear/ticket/14#comment:3
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