[Openmcl-devel] Building GSharp (Failure)
bfulg at pacbell.net
Tue Oct 17 00:16:21 PDT 2006
On Oct 16, 2006, at 4:41 PM, Brent Fulgham wrote:
>>> If I allow it to run (via a :GO command) the program compiles but
>>> doesn't seem functional.
>> Fascinating as all of the above may (or may not) be, it's not
>> clear how
>> that (CERRORing on a certain kind of type redefinition) could have
>> any effect - negative or otherwise - on functionality.
> This is probably my fault; I just can't seem to invoke the program
> per the instructions:
> ? (require 'gsharp)
> ? (gsharp::run-gsharp)
> This complains that run-gsharp is not a valid symbol, and I just
> assumed that something didn't get built properly.
> I'll play more in a day or so.
As everyone suspected, gsharp does indeed run fine. My problems were:
1) Needed to compile the special fonts in a place GSharp could find
them (defined in the INSTALL document)
2) I needed to have the X11 system up and running. I mistakenly
thought that the Cocoa bridge was somehow magically working under
The only gotcha at the moment is that FLEXICHAINS causes the "(FIND-
CLASS 'NUMBER)" error we just discussed.
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