[Openmcl-devel] Clozure CL 1.2 released - type of cocoa-application ?

Gail Zacharias gz at clozure.com
Sun Sep 21 19:17:07 UTC 2008


There is some discussion of this in 
http://trac.clozure.com/openmcl/ticket/208 and 
http://trac.clozure.com/openmcl/ticket/87.  It looks like the problem 
is not implementation as much as thinking it through and deciding what's right.


At 9/21/2008 12:06 PM, james anderson wrote:
>hello;
>
>when one starts the ide, it does not follow the documented
>initialization protocol. that is, the init file is not loaded.
>
>if one incorporates the simple init file loading logic from start-ccl
>into the toplevel-function for a cocoa application, that succeeds.
>is some reason to avoid this?
>is there some reason that one would not want to add the call to start-
>ccl at that point?
>
>the code describes a situation, wherein the only argument is a
>process identifier, but one could extract startup parameters out of
>the info.plist file. it's straight-forward to do, just a bit fragile
>should an error occur.
>
>any reason - other than the problems with error handling at that
>stage, to not do this?
>
>thanks,
>
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