Subject: Re: self bootstrapping packages?
To: None <>
From: Aleksej Saushev <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/12/2007 20:41:04
Alan Barrett <> writes:

> On Sun, 11 Nov 2007, Jon Buller wrote:
>> The only trouble was that SBCL needs a Common Lisp system to build itself.  
> Is there any Common Lisp system written in C?  If so, could SBCL have a
> BUILD_DEPENDS referring to it?

There're CLISP (lang/clisp) and ECL (wip/ecl), only former is useful,
other implementations are closed source or even worse supported
on NetBSD.