This version incorporates Raymond Wiker's patches, so now the system
runs on FreeBSD 3.4 and 4.0. I made a few changes to the patches: to
reverse the name and sense of the :FREEBSD4 feature (so that now
:FREEBSD<4 is the feature name, present only for old versions); to use
a simpler, less ambitious method to find GNU "make"; and to fix the
underlying bug in seq.lisp so that the :IGNORE-ERROR-P workaround for
the bug became unnecessary.
As of this release, I think I'll stop trying to supply binaries for
every release. I do need to supply *some* binaries, since SBCL can't
bootstrap itself without a host Lisp system, and host Lisp systems
aren't common, but I intend to change to a model of only occasionally
releasing binaries for any given architecture. So this release has a
FreeBSD 4.0 binary version, but there is no new Linux binary version,
and there may not be until 0.6.8 or so. This will save a little work
for me, and it will also save a considerable amount of space in the
SourceForge file distribution area. I hope it will not be a great
inconvenience for anyone; if it is, please speak up.
from the NEWS file:
changes in sbcl-0.6.5 relative to sbcl-0.6.4:
* Raymond Wiker's patches to port the system to FreeBSD have been merged.
* The build process now looks for GNU make under the default name "gmake",
instead of "make" as it used to. If GNU make is not available as "gmake"
on your system, you can change this default behavior by setting the
GNUMAKE environment variable.
* Replace #+SB-DOC with #!+SB-DOC in seq.lisp so that the system
can build without error under CMU CL.
William Harold Newman <william.newman@...>
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