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Re: Lisp and C

Emmanuel Charpentier writes:
 > > My aim (but I begin to think that it's a dream) is the following:
 > > 
 > > - To make an App with Project Builder
 > > - To write some Lisp routines, to compile them, and get .o object  
 > > files
 > > - To link these compiled lisp routines (and the lisp kernel needed)  
 > > with my App and to call them from a C function.
 > > 
 > > The problem is that CLisp just produce fasl files and not .o.
 > > gcl produce .o file but I didn't reach to do what I wanted.
 > akcl might be what you are looking for. Its compiler produces
 > C code which is handed to the cc compiler (gcc in my case). This
 > makes for a *slow* compiler, but gives *tight* and *fast* code.
 > Fair warning : akcl does not seems to be very alive, those days.
 > Furthermore, it is *not* in public domain : you'll have to request
 > a (free) license from some japanese university...

But gcl (gnu common lisp) is a derivative of akcl, is (more or less)
alive, and is gpled (doesn't require license).

Harvey J. Stein
Berger Financial Research