[slime-devel] Re: SLIME Committers

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll jjgarcia at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Nov 24 18:51:45 UTC 2006

2006/11/24, Brad Beveridge <brad.beveridge at gmail.com>:
> On 23/11/06, Geoff Wozniak <geoff at wozniak.ca> wrote:
> > On 23-Nov-06, at 2:12 PM, Cyrus Harmon wrote:
> >
> > > I would imagine there are still a reasonable number of platforms
> > > for which darcs doesn't exist yet.
> >
> > As someone who follows along in the development of Slime -- and
> > someone who gets regular updates via CVS -- I can say that I wouldn't
> > be very enthusiastic about switching to darcs.  I spend a lot of time
> > in Slime on a Macbook Pro and neither Fink nor MacPorts (formerly
> > DarwinPorts) supports an installation of the Haskell compiler on the
> > Intel architecture yet.
> The PPC darcs binary runs well under Rosetta, I use it all the time on
> my Macbook pro.

Why? There is a binary of darcs distributed for OSX/Intel. It's in the
Darcs Wiki. It works perfectly for me.

The other alternative is installing via fink, but there you have to
switch to the unstable branch and build the Haskell compiler, and this
takes ages.


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