[Ecls-list] Trying to compile defsystem

Marco Antoniotti marcoxa at cs.nyu.edu
Tue Nov 12 06:50:04 UTC 2002

> From: Juan Jose Garcia Ripoll <worm at arrakis.es>
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> On Tuesday 12 November 2002 09:49, Edi Weitz wrote:
> > I was trying to compile defsystem.lisp from CLOCC with ECL 0.7 but got
> > this error message: [invaid call to IN-PACKAGE]
> The defsystem file is assuming that ECL uses the Cltl2 IN-PACKAGE macro, which 
> I think had some extra options. Instead, defsystem should use DEFPACKAGE.
> I have ported defsystem.lisp to ECL (Two lines fixed). This served me to find 
> a bug in the compiler, which I fixed. The fixed bug is in CVS. The 
> defsystem.lisp package is in the new download area for lisp tools
> http://ecls.sf.net/download.html
> This area will contain all packages which I or anybody else can port to ECL, 
> but only as far as their corresponding packages in CLOCC, CCLAN, etc, do not 
> implement the required patches.

Please, please!  Do submit changes to the CLOCC mailing list.  I do
not mind if you to put patched versions of DEFSYSTEM in the ECL
distribution, but I do mind if diverging version float around

Think what would happen if I distributed a patched version of ECL and
you got the bug reports.


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