[Ecls-list] Build Maxima with ECL on Cygwin

Karl-Dieter Crisman kcrisman at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 15:34:46 UTC 2011

Now I'm on the list :)

On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Karl-Dieter Crisman
<kcrisman at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are a few recent threads about this, but I believe the problem
> I've encountered is separate.  My apologies if this is something
> obvious.    Part of the problem may be in Maxima having an old
> defsystem.lisp.  But I can't find the newest version of this file, and
> in any case Maxima has added a bunch of their own patches to this
> file.
> test -d binary-ecl || mkdir binary-ecl
> ecl -norc -eval '(progn (load "../lisp-utils/defsystem.lisp") (funcall
> (intern (symbol-name :operate-on-system) :mk) "maxima" :compile
> :verbose t) (build-maxima-lib))' -eval '(ext:quit)'
> ;;; Loading */home/.../build/maxima-5.23.p2.p0/src/src/../lisp-utils/defsystem.lisp"
> An error occurred during initialization:
> Filesystem error with pathname #P"SYS:CMP.NEWEST".
> Either
>  1) the file does not exist, or
>  2) we are not allow to access the file, or
>  3) the pathname points to a broken symbolic link.
> This is Sage ticket http://trac.sagemath.org/sage_trac/ticket/11502
> and Maxima artifact
> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3317347&group_id=4933&atid=104933
> I also realize things may not go particularly fast right now, so I
> apologize in advance for having brought something up that may not be
> an ECL problem at all (i.e., Maxima or Cygwin).
> Thanks,
> Karl-Dieter

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