[Openmcl-devel] Re: compiling cl-sdl with openmcl

Barry Perryman gekki_uk at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 27 11:37:55 PST 2003

On 27/1/03 7:24 pm, "nik gaffney" <nik at f0.am> wrote:

>> I need to fix up the conditional compilation mess a bit.  I guess
>> OpenMCL doesn't have the UNIX feature by default.  Try pushing it onto
>> *features*.
> i tried this, but still get the same error.  :/
> ? *features*
> ? (require :sdl)
> ;;; Please wait, recompiling library...
> ;;; Please wait, recompiling library...
>> Error: Can't create directory /usr/lib/common-lisp/openmcl/sdl-ffi/.
>> Type :POP to abort.
> Type :? for other options.
> 1 > 

This looks like a unix permissions problem. Try doing a
chown -R <your user id> /usr/lib/common-lisp/openmcl

Or alternatively su to root then compile the code up and chown the results.

man 8 chown in a terminal for further details.


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