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-    <title>Lisp Implementations</title>
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+<head><title>Lisp Implementations</title></head>
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-<p>CMUCL, SBCL, Clisp, GCL (ANSI-enabled only), and Scieneer Common Lisp (SCL) can compile and execute Maxima. Allegro Common Lisp and OpenMCL might also work, but have not been fully tested.</p>
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-<p>Ports to other ANSI Common Lisps should be straightforward and are welcome; please post a message on the <a href="/maximalist.html">Maxima mailing list</a> if you are interested in working on a port.</p>
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-<p>For specific Maxima and Lisp version number combinations, see the <a href="/ports.html">ports page</a>.</p>
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-<p>When Maxima is recompiled, the Lisp implementation is selected by an argument of the form <code>--enable-foolisp</code> for the configure script. <kbd>./configure --help</kbd> shows a list of the Lisp types recognized by <kbd>configure</kbd> (among other options). Always specify the Lisp type; configure tries to autodetect the Lisp type if it is not specified, but it has been reported that autodetection can fail.</p>
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-<h3><a href="http://www.cons.org/cmucl/">CMUCL</a></h3>
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-<p>CMUCL is a fast option for Maxima on platforms where it is available. CMUCL versions 18e and 19a are known to work. There are CMUCL implementations only for Unix-like systems (not MS Windows).</p>
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-<p>The <kbd>rmaxima</kbd> front-end provides advanced line-editing facilities via <a href="http://utopia.knoware.nl/~hlub/uck/rlwrap">rlwrap</a>.</p>
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-<h3><a href="http://sbcl.sourceforge.net/">SBCL</a></h3>
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-<p>SBCL is a fork of CMUCL which differs in some minor details, but most notably, it is simpler to rebuild SBCL than CMUCL. There are SBCL implementations for Linux, several *BSD systems, Solaris, Mac OS X and MS Windows.</p>
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-<p><kbd>rmaxima</kbd> is recommended for use with SBCL.</p>
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-<h3><a href="http://clisp.cons.org/">Clisp</a></h3>
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-<p>Clisp includes GNU readline support, so Maxima has advanced command-line editing facilities when built with it.</p>
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-<p>Clisp is compiled to bytecodes, so Maxima running on Clisp is substantially slower than on Lisps compiled to machine instructions. Clisp computes floating-point operations in software, so floating-point operations in Clisp are much slower than in Lisps which make use of hardware instructions for floating-point operations. On the other hand, Clisp makes use of the GMP library for arbitrary- precision integer computations.</p>
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-<p>There are Clisp implementations for many platforms including MS Windows and Unix-like systems.</p>
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-<h3><a href="http://www.gnu.org/software/gcl/">GCL</a></h3>
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-<p>GCL versions starting with 2.4.3 can be built with <code>readline</code> support, so Maxima has advanced command-line editing facilities when built with it. GCL produces a fast Maxima exectuable.</p>
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-<p>Only the ANSI-enabled version of GCL works with Maxima, i.e., when GCL is built, it must be configured with the <code>--enable-ansi</code> flag, i.e., execute <kbd>./configure --enable-ansi</kbd> in the build directory before executing <kbd>make</kbd>. Whether GCL is ANSI-enabled or not can be determined by inspecting the banner which is printed when GCL is executed; if ANSI-enabled, the banner should say ���ANSI���. Also, the special variable <code>FEATURES</code> should include the keyword <code>:ANSI-CL</code>.</p>
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-<p>There are GCL implementations for many platforms including MS Windows and Unix-like systems.</p>
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-<p><em>N.B. Building GCL could be tricky. Also you may need the CVS code instead of tarball releases.</em></p>
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-<h3><a href="http://www.scieneer.com/scl/">Scieneer Common Lisp (SCL)</a></h3>
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-<p>Scieneer Common Lisp (SCL) is a fast option for Maxima for a range of Linux and Unix platforms.  The SCL 1.2.8 release and later are supported.  SCL offers a lower case, case sensitive, version which avoids the Maxima case inversion issues with symbol names. Tested front end options are: maxima emacs mode available in the interfaces/emacs/ directory, the <a href="http://members3.jcom.home.ne.jp/imaxima/">Emacs imaxima mode</a>, and <a href="http://www.texmacs.org/">TeXmacs</a>.</p>
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-<h3><a href="http://www.franz.com/products/allegrocl/">Allegro CL</a> and <a href="http://openmcl.clozure.com/">OpenMCL</a></h3>
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-<p>Maxima should work with Allegro Common Lisp and OpenMCL, but only limited testing has been done with these Lisp implementations. User feedback would be welcome.</p>
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-<p><em><sup>*</sup> Allegro CL and SCL are commercial non-free software.</em></p>
+<table class="bordered-table">
+<tbody>
+<tr>
+<th>Implementation</th>
+<th>Readline support</th>
+<th>Linux</th>
+<th>Windows</th>
+<th>Notes</th>
+</tr>
+<tr>
+<th><a href="http://clisp.cons.org/">Clisp</a></th>
+<td class="ycell">+</td>
+<td class="ycell">+</td>
+<td class="ycell">+</td>
+<td></td>
+</tr>
+<tr>
+<th><a href="http://www.gnu.org/software/gcl/"><acronym title="GNU Common Lisp">GCL</acronym></a></th>
+<td class="ycell">+</td>
+<td class="ycell">+</td>
+<td class="ycell">+</td>
+<td>Lacking some bits for ANSI Common Lisp compliance. The Maxima package for Windows is compiled with GCL.</td>
+</tr>
+<tr>
+<th><a href="http://www.cons.org/cmucl/">CMUCL</a></th>
+<td class="yncell"><a href="http://utopia.knoware.nl/~hlub/rlwrap/">��������</a></td>
+<td class="ycell">+</td>
+<td class="ncell">-</td>
+<td></td>
+</tr>
+<tr>
+<th><a href="http://sbcl.sourceforge.net/"><acronym title="Steel Bank Common Lisp">SBCL</acronym></a></th>
+<td class="yncell"><a href="http://utopia.knoware.nl/~hlub/rlwrap/">��������</a></td>
+<td class="ycell">+</td>
+<td class="ncell">-</td>
+<td>A fork of CMUCL.</td>
+</tr>
+<tr>
+<th><a href="http://franz.com/">Allegro CL</a></th>
+<td>?</td>
+<td class="ycell">+</td>
+<td class="ycell">+</td>
+<td>Commercial. Compiling Maxima with limited free version may be tricky.</td>
+</tr>
+</tbody>
+</table>
 
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