[Openmcl-devel] Rebuilding CCL

Ron Garret ron at awun.net
Thu Jun 18 10:33:52 PDT 2009

One thing you might want to check is your init files.  I've had  
problems in the past where an init file was loading something into the  
environment during a rebuild that CCL didn't like for reasons I can no  
longer recall.  The -n flag is your friend in this case.


On Jun 18, 2009, at 10:24 AM, John Miller wrote:

> Tim,
> I find that doing a (require "COCOA-APPLICATION") from the command-
> line always works for me.  Whenever I update from the IDE, however,
> the next time a restart I get an error in Hemlock (which I promise to
> make ticket for the next time it happens.  Honest.  Scout's honor.).
> I've been building from the trunk for many months and had almost no
> problems doing this.  You might want to try doing this instead trying
> to update using the 1.3 DMG file as I do not think that set of files
> follows the trunk. Note that my version of CCL says "Welcome to
> Clozure Common Lisp Version 1.4-dev-r12265M-trunk  (DarwinX8664)!"
> Cheers,
> John
> On Jun 18, 2009, at 11:53 AM, Tim Bradshaw wrote:
>> Sorry, a followup question to the one I asked just now.
>> How do you rebuild the Cocoa IDE?
>> What I've done:
>> - Fetched the original 1.3 .DMG file.  The IDE works fine in this (so
>> the various *.app things there are fine).
>> - Discovered that, in fact, "svn update" works for this.  Did that
>> - rebuilt the command-line application using (ccl:rebuild-ccl :full
>> t).  This works fine
>> - Now try ccl -e "(require :cocoa-application)".  This builds an
>> application bundle, but when you run it spits out a lot of noise  
>> about
>> compiling & loading stuff into the listener, and then ends up in a
>> break loop.
>> If I run the command-line application (which claims to be "1.3-
>> r12265M  (Darwinx8632)" now), and do a (require "COCOA"), this does
>> start the IDE, but each time you run it it compiles a lot of stuff.
>> That smells bad to me - is there some issue with file-dates which I  
>> do
>> not understand?
>> I'm using an x86(-64) MacBook, running 10.5.7, patched to date.
>> It may be that the answer is "the current version does not build" and
>> I should just go back to the DMG one and not try and update/rebuild
>> it: that would be fine, though it's kind of nice to be able to  
>> rebuild
>> it.
>> Thanks
>> --tim
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