[Openmcl-devel] Nominally definitive guide to updating from CVS

Andrew Shalit alms at clozure.com
Wed Oct 31 02:09:34 UTC 2007


I've been using the August interfaces to build the current Clozure  
CL.app's, so they're good enough for that purpose.


On Oct 30, 2007, at 8:31 PM, Gary Byers wrote:

> We couldn't release the interface files (*.cdb) for Cocoa on
> x86-64 Leopard prior to the Leopard release (we were paranoid
> about whether doing so would violate Apple's NDA if a lawyer
> was having a bad day.)
>
> They did get packaged up last Friday; they're at
> <ftp://clozure.com/pub/testing/darwinx8664-leopard-cocoa-interfaces.tar.gz 
> >
>
> Those were made in August; a few days ago, I thought that the cobbled-
> together interface translator had problems parsing the Cocoa .h files
> because of changes made between August and the final Leopard release.
> I may have been hallucinating; I tried again (with headers from
> the last beta I had from early October) and it worked fine.  I haven't
> taken the time to install the final Leopard on the machine that I
> have a working interface translator on;  I -think- that the August
> interfaces are likely to match the final ones in all observable
> respects, but it wouldn't hurt to verify that and produce interfaces
> from the final Leopard headers.
>
> On Tue, 30 Oct 2007, Ron Garret wrote:
>
>> Works like a charm, but building the IDE fails thusly:
>>
>> Welcome to OpenMCL Version 1.1-r7554 (DarwinX8664)!
>> ? (require "COCOA-APPLICATION")
>> ; Warning: Interface file
>> #P"ccl:darwin-x86-headers64;cocoa;records.cdb.newest" does not exist.
>> ; While executing: CDB-OPEN, in process listener(1).
>> ; Warning: Interface file #P"ccl:darwin-x86- 
>> headers64;cocoa;types.cdb.newest"
>> does not exist.
>> ; While executing: CDB-OPEN, in process listener(1).
>>> Error: Unknown foreign type: :OBJC_OBJECT
>>> While executing: %PARSE-FOREIGN-TYPE, in process listener(1).
>>
>> Do we need to download the interface files separately?  Once upon a  
>> time
>> there was something you had to do with ffgen or some such thing.
>>
>> rg
>>
>>
>> On Oct 30, 2007, at 4:53 PM, Gary Byers wrote:
>>
>>> The information in the /Doc directory on openmcl.clozure.com might  
>>> be
>>> a litle out of date and contradictory in some places; I added a page
>>> to  the Trac site at
>>>
>>> <http://trac.clozure.com/openmcl/wiki/UpdatingFromSource>
>>>
>>> that describes how to track CVS and rebuild OpenMCL from source.
>>>
>>> If anyone finds that page confusing, please either:
>>>
>>> 1) send feedback to me and/or this list, preferably the latter.
>>> 2) create an account for yourself at the Trac site, review the
>>> WikiFormatting links if necessary, and improve the page yourself.
>>> (Thanks in advance ...)
>>>
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