[Ecls-list] RC 14.4.1 almost ready

Matthew Mondor mm_lists at pulsar-zone.net
Sun Apr 14 10:44:21 UTC 2013

On Sun, 14 Apr 2013 12:20:08 +0200
Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll <juanjose.garciaripoll at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 4:22 AM, Matthew Mondor <mm_lists at pulsar-zone.net>wrote:
> > Immediately I remembered that /tmp/ is a memory filesystem mounted with
> > a no-exec option,
> >
> Is this a general strategy in NetBSD? The only reason we unfortunately must
> rely on a temporary directory for loading FASL files is that the dynamic
> linker only works on a filename based hash, without noticing time stamps.
> This means that if a user loads a FASL and this FASL is recompiled, relying
> just on the dynamic linker would result on this last fasl not being loaded,
> as the original one was already in memory.

Yes I understand about that limitation, and you probably don't have to
worry as it's not a NetBSD default, but a custom configuration.

The important is that ECL can be configured consequently, which is
currently possible using the TMPDIR environment variable, fortunately.


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