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Re: [Gcl-devel] Compiling GCL

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] Compiling GCL
Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2013 12:23:37 -0500
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Faré <address@hidden> writes:

> Dear Camm,
> yes, things are better now, but still not good.
> The pathnames test hurts my brain. I can never remember how this thing works.
> Nevertheless it appears that GCL doesn't like logical-pathnames,
> and doesn't like pathnames without a type.

Can you boil this down to a form or function or two?

> Am I correct that delete-file fails to signal a file-error, but only a
> simple-error?

Yes -- should be fixed now.

> Several failures look like "foo is not of type (OR NULL CHARACTER STRING)"
> this probably comes from strcat, and might have to do with multiple
> string types.


> TEST ABORTED: Condition in LAMBDA [or a callee]:
> type (SATISFIES CONDITIONS::CONDITION-CLASS-P): Not a condition type:
> There's something wrong in your condition system implementation, it seems.


> Also, can I get decent backtraces? How?

before starting, (si::use-fast-links nil).  Then in an error, :bt.

Sorry to be asking for more info, but I feel confident given your
intimate familiarity with asdf you are much more capable of navigating
the significant depth of scripts, drivers, etc. than I.

Thanks so much!
Camm Maguire                                        address@hidden
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