[armedbear-devel] [PATCH] build-from-lisp.sh

Mark Evenson evenson at panix.com
Mon Jul 13 08:41:16 UTC 2009

Erik Huelsmann wrote:

>> I'm a little reluctant to patch 'build-abcl.lisp' in this way, as it
>> mutates the behavior of the "BUILD-ABCL" ASDF definition contained in
>> "abcl.asd" to always begin executing the build process at 'ASDF:LOAD-OP
>> time.  Couldn't we either a) evaluate a (BUILD-ABCL) form after the load
>> or b) create another Lisp file (like "do-build-abcl.lisp") that loads
>> "build-abcl.lisp" and then evaluates the top-level load?
> It's possible to give 2 options to ABCL at the command line:
> --load <some file>
> --eval "<some form>"
> Although I didn't look at the patch, I guess this is what you're after?

Right, but its a little more involved, as one has to have the correct 
syntax for every Lisp that the shell scripts wishes to invoke, which 
takes some hunting around.  I don't have access to all the Lisp 
implementations that Tobias has put in here.

"A screaming comes across the sky.  It has happened before, but there
is nothing to compare to it now."

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