[Openmcl-devel] Apple to switch to Intel - what does this portend?

Nikodemus Siivola nikodemus at random-state.net
Mon Jun 6 15:08:15 UTC 2005


On Mon, 6 Jun 2005, Richard Newman wrote:

> There was discussion about this last night on #lisp.
...
> If it does, then it's a bad thing for OpenMCL's internals. Switching to 
> targeting x86 is a lot of work that's unlikely to be done.

If this is in reference to dsteuber's assertions (I could find nothing 
else in the logs), then I for one would prefer to hear it from an actual 
OpenMCL hacker before believing such claims: there is a Sparc backend 
already, after all.

Cheers,

  -- Nikodemus                  "Portability is in the eye of the porter."



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