[armedbear-devel] abcl-1.1.0 release status

Carlos Ungil carlos.ungil at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 22:34:42 UTC 2012

Dear ABCL developers,

I apologize if this is not the right channel for this kind of request,
but I'd like to suggest the following change to
src/org/armedbear/lisp/Lisp.java (for CFFI to identify the platform
properly on MacOSX).

@@ -2378,9 +2378,9 @@
     // Processor architecture
     if(osArch != null) {
-      if (osArch.equals("amd64"))
+      if (osArch.equals("amd64")||osArch.equals("x86_64"))
         featureList = new Cons(Keyword.X86_64, featureList);
-      else if (osArch.equals("x86"))
+      else if (osArch.equals("x86")||osArch.equals("i386"))
         featureList = new Cons(Keyword.X86, featureList);

Also, there is a problem with contrib/jfli/test/yanking.lisp, there is
a referece to abclidea:*lisp-dir* and that package is not part of
As a workaround I've changed contrib/jfli/jfli.asd to remove the
(:module test :components ((:file "yanking")).

Best regards,


On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 3:11 PM, Mark Evenson <evenson at panix.com> wrote:
> Overall, I think we are more-or-less ready to release the long
> awaited abcl-1.1.0 with the exception of resolving the outstanding
> ANSI regression failures.
> I have moved all previously outstanding issues to the abcl-1.1.1
> milestone, and I have added as three blocker tickets to the abcl-1.1.0
> milestone to decide on what to do.
> http://trac.common-lisp.net/armedbear/ticket/265
> http://trac.common-lisp.net/armedbear/ticket/266
> http://trac.common-lisp.net/armedbear/ticket/267
> For each of these issues, I have identified the changeset that
> caused the regression via bisecting the source tree.  If the result
> of the bisection is correct, all three issues should be relatively
> easy to track down, as "not much happened" in the commits.  But
> maybe something was screwy in my process (I did it "on the road"
> from an iPad ssh client last week in a non-traditional--for me--working
> environment).
> Additionally, we should probably check the Novemeber Quicklisp test
> reports to see if anything has been broken.  I seem to see a problem
> with Hunchentoot under SLIME regarding the PATHNAME reader, but
> this may be something local to me.
> I need to finish writing up the CHANGES, and make a quick pass
> through the manual, updating the grovelled docstring sections.
> Hopefully, we can have a quick consultation on #abcl tonight at
> 2100 CST to see if these plans make sense.
> --
> "A screaming comes across the sky.  It has happened before but there is nothing to compare to it now."
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