From: Sam Steingold <sds@gn...> - 2003-09-17 13:38:52
> * Matthias Neeracher <arrenpure@...> [2003-09-16 17:58:15 -0700]:
> I've succeeded in building the new release; I thought I'd let you know
> about some issues I encountered. (I'll hold off on checking the update
> into fink until maxima is updated, since that seems to have a binary
> dependency on clisp).
> 1) I couldn't make dynamic-ffi build, because the whole avcall
> business failed to build. I'm a bit at a loss in how to make it work,
> and can't really assess how important it would be to have this feature
> available. Any thoughts on this?
it is known that avcall does not work on mac os x.
it would be very nice if you could port it.
> 2) I needed to make two patches. One is a bit heavy handed and rather
> platform dependent: To build under fink, I need to be able to pass in
> external LDFLAGS to the linking:
thanks, I will check in something based on this.
> The other fixes what I believe to be a bug: If --without-dynamic-ffi is
> specified, but a dlxxx header exists on the system, compilation failed:
thanks, this is already in the CVS.
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