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RE: [Axiom-developer] RE: cross-compiling Axiom

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: RE: [Axiom-developer] RE: cross-compiling Axiom
Date: Mon, 4 Sep 2006 04:13:19 -0500 (CDT)

On Sun, 3 Sep 2006, C Y wrote:

| Gaby, just for my own information:
| Is this issue similar to (say) compiling CMUCL or SBCL for a new
| platform, working from a current one?

In essence, it is similar.

I never looked at SBCL before you mentioned it in this thread.
I briefly browsed their website and the description of their build
process.  They claim cross-compilation of SBCL is straghtforward

I rest my case.  (Or maybe they don't know how Lisp works :-)


| I would have thought if GCL was able to do this then Axiom probably
| would be able to too, give or take the non-lisp parts of the system -
| am I missing something?

I don't think you are missing anything.  I don't believe the current
build of GCL can be subjbect to cross-compilation -- from reading its

For the type of work I'm doing, we don't need the Axiom compiler as a
cross-compiler -- it would remain native.  We want it to be

| Or is GCL in fact not able to be distributed for similar reasons?

I don't know; Camm may have more answers here.
It certainly does not come with the linux version I use.

| I would be interested to know how Maxima fairs in this situation.

maxima does not come with the distro I used -- I don't know for RH.
But, isn't Maxima capable of using a lisp implementation other than GCL?

| Cheers, and thanks again for all your hard work.

You're welcoome.  Thanks!

-- Gaby

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