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CLISP as a shared library?
- To: clisp-list@ma2s2
- Subject: CLISP as a shared library?
- From: haible (Bruno Haible)
- Date: Sun, 31 Jul 94 19:39:07 +0200
In comp.lang.lisp, Lawrence G. Mayka <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In article <id.CCEB1.8LJ@nmti.com> email@example.com (Peter da Silva) writes:
> In article <LGM.94Jul19082359@polaris.ih.att.com>,
> Lawrence G. Mayka <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I think the original question that started this thread was, "Why did
> > people go to the trouble of designing a whole new language for these
> > operations when it would have been so much easier to just graft them
> > into Lisp?"
> They did, and then discovered a 1.5 megabyte executable to search through
> a file was a bit of a drag on the system.
> About 700KB of CLISP is object-file text and could perhaps go into a
> shared library. A large portion of the remainder is, I think,
> byte-compiled Lisp text and could perhaps go into shared memory.
> Perhaps someone will look into these possibilities?
I think the byte-compiled Lisp stuff could go into a shared library
Perhaps someone will look into these possibilities?