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Re: Maxima problem
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- Subject: Re: Maxima problem
- From: haible (Bruno Haible)
- Date: Mon, 29 Nov 93 21:17:23 +0100
Harvey Stein too has been bitten by the following problem:
> ... run maxima under clisp. I got:
> *** - EVAL: undefined function SYSTEM::MAKE-WINDOW
> Maxima 4.153 Sun Aug 19 12:02:38 CDT 1990 (with enhancements by W. Schelter).
> *** - symbol *WINDOW* has no value
Please get and install /pub/lisp/clisp/packages/maxima.clisp.patch1 from
ma2s2.mathematik.uni-karlsruhe.de. The function MAKE-WINDOW sits in
#<PACKAGE SCREEN> since the CLISP version of May 1993.
He asks whether CLISP requires a certain Linux kernel version:
> However, when I checked the
> README file, it said that the newest version of CLISP requires a Linux
> kernel of at least .99pl11. I'm running .99pl10. Do I really need to
> upgrade the kernel before I can run this binary? Can I compile a
> working version of CLISP under .99pl10?
CLISP can be compiled on any Linux version newer than 0.95.
The binary distribution for Linux is linked against libc-4.4.1 which requires
Linux kernel 0.99.11 or newer.
If you don't want to upgrade your Linux, you will have to recompile CLISP
from source. Just start it, then sit and wait.