[Openmcl-devel] Windows versions of CCL available for smoke-testing

Gary Byers gb at clozure.com
Thu Oct 9 10:59:18 PDT 2008

On Thu, 9 Oct 2008, Brian Mastenbrook wrote:

> Very cool. Is this fully relocatable? This is probably less of an issue on 
> Win64, of course.

We don't do relocation correctly on ia32 yet


(This would affect 32-bit Darwin and Linux as well as 32-bit Windows.)

> I'm also glad to see that the MinGW toolchain for x64 has matured to the 
> point where it's useful. Did you run into any issues with it or did it seem 
> to work as expected?

AFAIK (and as far as I remember), it's worked correctly.  The fact that
'long' is only 32 bits on win64 has sometimes meant that "correctly" and
"as expected" aren't quite the same thing.

> On Oct 8, 2008, at 9:28 PM, Gary Byers wrote:
>> 32- and 64-bit versions of Clozure CL for Windows are now available in svn:
>> <http://svn.clozure.com/publicsvn/openmcl/trunk/windows>
>> The 64-bit version's been available for a while; the 32-bit version's
>> brand new (and still contains some known runtime bugs, along with all
>> of the unknown ones.)  We only have a few (real or virtual) Windows
>> boxes available, so it'd be helpful if people with (a) interest (b)
>> some time and (c) access to real or virtual Windows boxes could
>> take this for a ride around the block, kick the tires, etc.
> --
> Brian Mastenbrook
> brian at mastenbrook.net
> http://brian.mastenbrook.net/

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