[Ecls-list] *features* in ECL on various platforms.

Waldek Hebisch hebisch at math.uni.wroc.pl
Tue Jan 6 23:21:30 UTC 2009

I wonder on which platforms ECL puts :unix in the *features*.
Currently FriCAS has to do some manipulations with filenames
wich are platform dependent (given that FriCAS needs control
on precise form of names and that relation of Lisp pathnames
to external word is "implementation defined" this is impossible
to do in platform independent way).  Currently FriCAS uses
:unix and :win32 to choose platform dependent code.  However,
Aleksej Saushev informed me that ECL on NetBSD does not
contain :unix in the *features*.  I wonder if this problem
affects other systems.  In particular, what happens on
Mac OSX.  And if :unix does not apper in *features*
how to test for Mac OSX?

                              Waldek Hebisch
hebisch at math.uni.wroc.pl 

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