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CLISP in NetBSD/Amiga. Anyone?
Rodrigo Ventura writes:
> Hi. Has anyone tried/done porting CLISP for NetBSD (namely,
> amiga)? I'm really interested in it. CLISP has been successfully
> ported to the native OS of Amiga. But I prefer the NetBSD environment,
> not only for stability reasons, but also because of the emacs 19.??
Hey, I can count on my fingers the number of times the Amiga-CLISPs I
released crashed on me.
> port (there is only an emacs 18.?? port for AmigaDOS). I've tried
Emacs-19 exists but I've yet to see an Emacs as stable (UNIX included)
> compile CLISP in NetBSD but it gave lots of problems.
Sorry, I can't really help you with non native Amiga ports. You'll
need a rock-solid GCC to compile CLISP, I'm still using 2.5.8. You
mustn't have AMIGAOS defined and maybe even not define AMIGA, but
`configure' should take care of this.
Try to be more specific about your "lots of problems", maybe somebody
will recognize a pattern.
Here's from very old mails to the list:
:From: Michel.Loi@lip.ens-lyon.fr (Michel Loi)
:Subject: problem building clisp for AMIGA NetBSD 1.0
:Date: Wed, 2 Nov 94 09:37:47 +0100
:lisp.run dumps core when loading "defmacro.lsp"
:- I've tried older versions of clisp: same result
: these versions work fine with AMIX 2.1 and
: NetBSD 0.9 (!)
:- I've used gcc 2.4.5 and 2.6.0: same result
:From: Bob Slawson <email@example.com>
:Subject: Re: clisp on NetBSD ?
:Date: Wed, 30 Mar 94 08:58:51 +0200
:I have CLISP running under NetBSD/Amiga. mmap() and friends and the
:shm support don't seem to be adequate for CLISP. I can only get working
:images when CLISP is built with the -DNO_MULTIMAP_FILE and -DNO_MULTIMAP_SHM
:options set (same as for 386BSD from the porting notes).
:NetBSD is still evolving so maybe someday.
I can forward you the `unixconf.h' file that Bob Slawson sent to me back
CLISP internas w.r.t. UNIX have changed a lot since 1994.