[Ecls-list] Problems building HEAD with ECL_UNICODE on windows

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Mon May 25 16:03:30 UTC 2009

Hi Gabriel,

thanks a lot for the patches. I got them and I am in the process of
reviewing them. From what I can see, I will have to change a couple of

On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 5:50 PM, Gabriel Barta <gbarta at gmail.com> wrote:
> While this allows ecl to build and boot,
> the unicode support itself still seems broken on windows, unless I am doing
> something very wrong.

What do you mean by broken? That I/O of Unicode streams does not work,
that text is not displayed properly, ECL fails to boot?

> On a different note, I found that I got a 'not a lisp object' error on
> initializing CLOS.  I took a few random stabs in the dark and found that
> reverting this change fixes it:
> http://ecls.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/ecls/ecl/src/clos/standard.lsp?r1=1.50&r2=1.51
> I have no idea why reverting this change works; I couldn't make sense of
> what was happening in the debugger.

Uf that is strange. Does it always happen? I have not seen it with
current sources, but will check again with the flags you used.


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