William Harold Newman writes:
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 07:13:56PM +0200, Raymond Wiker wrote:
> > Howdy. The last few days I've been working on getting CLX to
> > work, with CLIM (in the guise of FreeCLIM / McCLIM) as the ultimate
> > target. At the moment I (seem to) have CLX working, but the build/load
> > process is somewhat quirky. To get it working at all, I needed
> > CLX sources from CMUCL (somewhat modified in dependent.lisp
> > and macros.lisp)
> > internet.lisp from CMUCL (somewhat modified. I also had a
> > version that used Daniel Barlow's socket library.)
> > a working load-object-file (from foreign.lisp)
> Briefly, what do CLX and CLIM do? I have the vague impression that CLX
> is a binding to X11 and CLIM is a higher-level interface, perhaps at
> the level of Tk. Is that right?
CLX is roughly equivalent to Xlib, which I think is the lowest
level X toolkit. I don't know much about CLIM, but I'm fairly sure
that it's much higher-level than Tk. It looks interesting, and
people seem enthusiastic about it.
There's a number of handy links at http://www.cons.org/free-clim/
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> > src/cold/warm.lisp has a comment about gray-streams.lisp and
> > gray-streams-class.lisp which indicates that there's a problem with
> > these two files. Has anybody managed to get Gray-streams working under
> > SBCL?
> I wrote that comment just because that's where gray-streams.lisp and
> gray-streams-class.lisp would probably go, and they seemed like
> reasonable extensions to retain.
> I haven't tried to get them working because I'm so unfamiliar with
> them that I would have been hard pressed to tell whether they were
> working or not; and anyway I didn't know for sure how useful they've
> turned out to be in practice. I'm not aware of any special problems in
> getting them working -- I just haven't tried.
Ok, I'll see if I can do something about the gray-streams