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Re: [Gcl-devel] HEAD and GBC on Windows.

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] HEAD and GBC on Windows.
Date: 19 Dec 2005 11:17:17 -0500
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"Mike Thomas" <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Camm. 
> | Thanks!  I had to revert the append however as it appears to 
> | be invalid lisp (unless I'm missing something as is always 
> | quite likely!) and broke the unix build.  We need also to 
> | synchronize here with CVS head whatever we finally settle on.
> ...
> | I'm not sure how you got the old version working.  Please let 
> | me know if I've broken things for you by accident.
> | 
> | As for the device, I'll try a fix shortly.
> Sorry about that.  I suppose the differing +/-winnt branches led to code
> which was valid here but not on the Eastern seaboard of the North
> American continent under Linux.
> In any event, your changes over the weekend (including the device
> related ones) worked this morning on Windows thank you.

Great!  So we can close the savannah bug, unless you feel we've done
something to cause the xmaxima issue Vadim is reporting.  Are these

> | Here's a little explanation of this admittedly cryptic piece of
> | code -- perhaps we should decide as a project to eschew such
> | forms for the sake of legibility:
> It would help, but you could equally choose to eschew Lisp maintainers
> such as your's truly who can't read Lisp - besides, why should the Lisp
> code in our source tree be treated more rigourously than the C code!

Indeed!!! This has provided me with several hours of chuckles already

Take care,

> More problems for your most congenial consideration sent separately.
> Cheers
> Mike Thomas.

Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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