[Ecls-list] build-program documentation problems

Jeff Bowden jlb at houseofdistraction.com
Mon Dec 17 08:41:01 UTC 2001

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll wrote:

>I must admit that this is a bit obscure, and maybe we can produce a
>better looking interface which is easier to use. For instance, there
>could be a sort of minimal defsystem with which all these things could
>be expressed. ECL indeed uses one during the build process --
>src/util/system.lsp -- but it is not very convenient for common use as
>it does not provide the possibility of nesting systems or building

Perhaps I could try to port the mk defsystem (has this been done 
before?) and then write an extension for building the various ecl targets.
This ought to be a good learning experience for me as I am only barely 
familiar with the defsystem.

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