[Openmcl-devel] problem building bosco on 0.14-031220

Gary King gwking at cs.umass.edu
Mon Dec 22 15:16:05 UTC 2003


This sounds like a problem with a more stringent type than necessary 
being used somewhere. As I understand it, OpenMCL is now doing better 
type checking on initialize-instance. There was a discussion about this 
with respect to ASDF just a few  days ago...

HTH

On Dec 22, 2003, at 10:06 AM, Raffael Cavallaro wrote:

>
> On Dec 22, 2003, at 9:35 AM, Gary Byers wrote:
>
>> Mikel Evins has been working on a different approach to Cocoa
>> application development: in his "Bosco" system (see http://evins.net)
>> he creates a skeletal bundle, copies a Cocoa-aware lisp image into
>> that bundle, then incrementally turns the prototype application into
>> something ... less prototypical.  There may be some tradeoffs
>> involved, but his approach certainly avoids the "pretend I'm over 
>> here"
>> *DEFAULT-BUNDLE-EXECUTABLE-PATH* nonsense ...
>
> I'm not sure if this is something that you, Gary, or Mikel would be 
> best equipped to deal with, but I've run into the following error when 
> trying to build bosco under OpenMCL version 0.14-031220:
>
> raffaelc$ openmcl -l bosco.asd -e "(make)"
> > Error in process listener(1): value #:BOSCO is not of the expected 
> type STRING.
> > While executing: CCL::%SHARED-INITIALIZE
> > Type :POP to abort.
> Type :? for other options.
> 1 >
>
>
> Again, I don't know whether this reflects a mistake on my part, a bug 
> in bosco, or a problem introduced with 12/20, since I've never tried 
> to build bosco with a previous version of OpenMCL, and I no longer 
> have an older version to test with.
>
> Thanks in advance for any assistance,
>
> warmest regards,
>
> Raf
>
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