[Openmcl-devel] Error Running Currency Converter

mikel evins mevins at mac.com
Wed Jul 30 19:49:24 UTC 2008

On Jul 30, 2008, at 2:41 PM, mikel evins wrote:

> On Jul 30, 2008, at 12:26 PM, Chris Van Dusen wrote:
>> Mikel,
>> Running CurrencyConverter, I get this:
>> Error during early application initialization:
>> value #<A Dead Mac Pointer> is not of the expected type MACPTR.
>> ? for help
>> [747] OpenMCL kernel debugger: ?
>> (G)  Set specified GPR to new value
>> (R)  Show raw GPR/SPR register values
>> (L)  Show Lisp values of tagged registers
>> (F)  Show FPU registers
>> (S)  Find and describe symbol matching specified name
>> (B)  Show backtrace
>> (T)  Show info about current thread
>> (X)  Exit from this debugger, asserting that any exception was  
>> handled
>> (P)  Propagate the exception to another handler (debugger or OS)
>> (K)  Kill OpenMCL process
>> (?)  Show this help
>> [747] OpenMCL kernel debugger:
> Try the commands at your disposal to display the backtrace and  
> perhaps the registers. Let's see what we can fgure out.

By the way, we should keep Gary's admonishment in mind; we may be  
better served to wait a little while before trying to fix this. With  
the changes that are currently happening, there's a fair chance it  
will just get broken again until things settle down a bit.


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