[Openmcl-devel] CCL/OpenMCL *features*

Bill Clementson billclem at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 08:01:08 UTC 2008


Ok, thanks for the quick response!

- Bill

On Jan 2, 2008 7:54 PM, Gary Byers <gb at clozure.com> wrote:
> It's a bug (or at least an inconsistency); the code that initializes
> *FEATURES* based on what features were present at build time) adds
> :DARWIN if :DARWINPPC-TARGET was present but not if :DARWINX8664 was.
>
> Note that the the Darwin PPC case is the only one where there's a
> keyword on *FEATURES* that just names an OS (:DARWIN) without
> qualifying that as the host or target system.  The distinction
> between host and target usually only matters when cross-compiling,
> but there are no other cases where (for instance) :LINUX or :FREEBSD
> is on *FEATURS* to indicate the OS used by the host system (which
> for most people most of the time is exactly the same as the target.
>
> The initialization of *FEATURES* (in ccl:level-0;l0-init.lisp)
> probably passed the point of maintainability some time ago, and
> there are likely to be saner ways to do this.
>
>
>
> On Wed, 2 Jan 2008, Bill Clementson wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I converted over to an Intel Macbook Pro when Apple replaced my PPC
> > Powerbook last month (see http://bc.tech.coop/blog/071118.html for the
> > details). I installed the CVS version of CCL on my Macbook and most
> > things have been working fine (however, I'm still getting used to the
> > blazing speed difference!). One thing that didn't work fine was when I
> > tried to reinstall Hunchentoot. Hunchentoot has CL+SSL as a dependency
> > and CL+SSL uses CFFI to talk to libssl.dylib. However, the following
> > code in the cl+ssl reload.lisp file doesn't locate the libssl.dylib
> > library correctly:
> >
> > (cffi:define-foreign-library libssl
> >  (:windows "libssl32.dll")
> >  (:darwin "libssl.dylib")
> >  (:unix (:or "libssl.so.0.9.8" "libssl.so"))
> >  (t (:default "libssl3")))
> >
> > Instead, CFFI tries to load libssl.so.0.9.8" and "libssl.so" (e.g. -
> > the :unix libs) and fails because it doesn't find them. I had a look
> > at *features* and :darwin isn't defined but :unix is. I assume that
> > this is a change from OpenMCL 1.0? When I changed the above code to:
> >
> > (cffi:define-foreign-library libssl
> >  (:windows "libssl32.dll")
> >  (:darwin "libssl.dylib")
> >  (:unix (:or "libssl.so.0.9.8" "libssl.so" "libssl.dylib"))
> >  (t (:default "libssl3")))
> >
> > everything builds without problem. Is there some reason :darwin isn't
> > in *features* now?
> >
> > --
> > Bill Clementson
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