Subject: Re: SBCL package bootstrapping
To: Jon Buller <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/06/2005 12:19:56
On Thu, 5 May 2005, Jon Buller wrote:
> I have a package for SBCL, a ANSI Common Lisp compiler, that is
> about ready to show to the world.  However, it needs a Common Lisp
> system to build it.  This could be a binary package of SBCL itself,
> or CLisp.  SBCL is a lot faster...

Not knowing either, but I think requiring a binary (which someone has to 
prepare, maintain, etc., for various platforms) is more effort than 
something that can be built from source. If CLisp works and can be used as 
a (build time) dependency, that may be easier.

  - Hubert

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