[Ecls-list] Success for XCVB on ECL

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 10 23:23:14 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 3:56 AM, Faré <fahree at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yay! I managed to make XCVB create executable programs with ECL,
> as well as SBCL, CCL, CLISP, LispWorks Pro, CMUCL.
> On ECL, it requires the fix that I posted a few hours ago.

Thanks again for your effort and your fix.

> At that point, I'm interested in starting to pitch XCVB
> to adventurous Lisp hackers. Maybe even as a way to build ECL itself?
> For the latter, I might first have to port XCVB so it runs on ECL.

I do not understand why ECL would need XCVB to build itself? Right now it is
using just one makefile to build the C library and one compilation file that
builds all modules sequentially -- the bootstrap order is so delicate that
separate files can almost never be compiled individually.


Instituto de Física Fundamental, CSIC
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