[Openmcl-devel] Cocoa question

Gary Byers gb at clozure.com
Mon Apr 23 12:57:33 PDT 2007

On Mon, 23 Apr 2007, Daniel Dickison wrote:

> Hi -- I'm experimenting with the Cocoa bridge and have a couple
> questions I couldn't find online.
> 1. Is there a way to load Cocoa without opening up a listener window
> -- i.e. do something like (require 'cocoa) without Hemlock listener
> starting.

Mikel Evins' Bosco package is one way to build Cocoa applications
in OpenMCL; the most recent version is:


> 2. I'm having trouble with (require 'cocoa-application) with the
> 070408 snapshot -- it ends in an error claiming that the directory
> containing "ccl:OpenMCL.app;Contents;MacOS;dppccl" does not exist, but:
> 	> (probe-file "ccl:OpenMCL.app;Contents;MacOS;dppccl")
> 	#P"/Users/ddickiso/Library/Lisp/OpenMCL/ccl/OpenMCL.app/Contents/
> MacOS/dppccl"

Ran into this a few nights ago; it's fixed in CVS.  (SAVE-APPLICATION
was calling PROBE-FILE on the directory component of a logical pathname
without translating the logical pathname first, so this affected any
attempt to use SAVE-APPLICATION with a logical pathname.)

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