[Openmcl-devel] Cocoa on PPC32 ?

Steve Núñez steve.nunez at illation.com.sg
Fri May 1 16:30:38 PDT 2009


Thanks. It is the fact that I don't have XCode installed on this computer (a temporary one whilst my regular machine is out for repair). Gary's suggestion for a reminder is a good one and would have lead me to the answer straight away. 

    - Steve 

Quoting Gary Byers <gb at clozure.com>:

> If 'make' (installed as part of Xcode on OSX) was installed but
> running make generated errors, we'd almost certainly have seen some
> output describing what those errors were, so it's pretty likely that
> trying to run make just failed.  About all that we can say in that
> case is something like "trying to run 'make' via RUN-PROGRAM failed",
> but we just get a pretty generic "system error" that doesn't say too
> much about what the problem is.
> Since a couple of people have run into this in the last few weeks,
> it's probably worth at least trying to say "trying to run 'make'
> ... failed for some reason", and may be worth mentioning that that may
> be because 'make' (and possibly other developer tools) aren't
> installed.
> I'm sure that most people realize (if they think about it) that it's
> pretty hard to compile C and assembler source code if the tools used
> to do so aren't installed; I'm not sure that we can reliably do too
> much more here (if the (RUN-PROGRAM "make" ...) just fails) besides
> suggesting the possibility that it may be an installation problem (and
> perhaps help people to think about that.)
> On Fri, 1 May 2009, R. Matthew Emerson wrote:
>> On May 1, 2009, at 7:31 AM, Steve Núñez wrote:
>>> Thanks. A fresh tarball download has solved the Cocoa problem
>>> however this same fresh checkout fails a full rebuild. The pre-built
>>> IDE runs fine, I'm trying to work through the Cocoa GUI examples.
>>> This is running 10.4.11:
>>> administrators-ibook-g4:~/Illation/Development/Applications/ccl admin
>>> $ ./dppccl
>>> Welcome to Clozure Common Lisp Version 1.3-r11936  (DarwinPPC32)!
>>> ? (rebuild-ccl :full t)
>>> Rebuilding Clozure Common Lisp using Version 1.3-r11936  (DarwinPPC32)
>>> ;Building lisp-kernel ...
>>>> Error: Error(s) during kernel compilation.
>> To see what the errors are, cd to ccl/lisp-kernel/darwinppc and type
>> "make".
>> I hesitate to mention it, but note that you need to have the Xcode
>> tools installed in order to build the lisp kernel.  I believe that
>> Xcode 2.5 is the recommended version for 10.4 systems. (That's what
>> I've got installed on my Tiger/ppc32 system anyway.)
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