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Re: [Gcl-devel] The package operation ... was in a bad place

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] The package operation ... was in a bad place
Date: 18 Dec 2007 10:31:53 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2


May I suggest you consider using the current cvs head sources, in
Debian package format at


This and many other such issues have been resolved there.  Just
uploaded package -81 last night.

If problems persist, please post your source file.

What is clgtk, and how did it get into the gcl sources?

Take care,

Tim Josling <address@hidden> writes:

> On this system:
> Linux tim-gcc 2.6.20-15-generic #2 SMP Sun Apr 15 06:17:24 UTC 2007
> x86_64 GNU/Linux
> (Ubuntu Gnu/Linux),
> Using this gcl:
> GCL (GNU Common Lisp)  2.6.7 CLtL1    Nov 10 2006 14:25:02
> Source License: LGPL(gcl,gmp), GPL(unexec,bfd,xgcl)
> Binary License:  GPL due to GPL'ed components: (XGCL READLINE BFD
> Modifications of this banner must retain notice of a compatible license
> Dedicated to the memory of W. Schelter ...
> I get this messaage:
> ; (DEFPACKAGE :GCBC-RX ...) is being compiled.
> ;; Warning: The package operation (DEFPACKAGE :GCBC-RX
>                                       (:USE :LISP :DEFPACKAGE
>                                        :GCBC-GLOBALS)
>                                       (:EXPORT :GET-DATA-ITEMS)) was in
> a bad place.
> Here are the hits of the "bad place" message from grep:
> clgtk/cmpnew/cmptop.lsp:                      (cmpwarn "The package
> operation ~s was in a bad place."
> gcl/cmpnew/gcl_cmptop.lsp:;                      (cmpwarn "The package
> operation ~s was in a bad place."
> I note that the commenting out in the second file was about two years
> ago. Both files have a fairly similar function t1expr containing the
> message so maybe the message should also be removed from the tk version?
> What does the message mean and should I worry about it? Any tips most
> appreciated.
> As context I am using gcl to write a front end to gcc for another
> language.
> Thanks,
> Tim Josling
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Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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