On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 5:09 PM, Jim Wise <jwise@draga.com> wrote:
b.) On a lot of platforms, native or third-party packaging systems are a
   great way to install sbcl.  Should we have a brief list noting, eg,
   that SBCL is available for NetBSD in pkgsrc, or MacOS in homebrew
   (I've been very impressed with the homebrew sbcl integration, by the

The traditional SBCL stance has been the opposite: we have no idea of what distributors do to the packages or even know they aren't doing the right thing (from the SBCL perspective). Distro-specific customizations can make it hard to interpret bug reports or help users. So the basic recommendation has been for users to either use an "official" binary or build from source. 

Juho Snellman