[Bug-openmcl] problem compiling maxima
gb at clozure.com
Tue Dec 9 16:30:46 MST 2003
On Wed, 10 Dec 2003, Timothy Moore wrote:
> On Dec 10, 2003, at 12:05 AM, Gary Byers wrote:
> > On Tue, 9 Dec 2003, Timothy Moore wrote:
> > The sources I checked out apparently need to go through some
> > combination of autoconf/automake/whatever. On the rare occasions
> > that I remember what the magic incantations are, I usually discover
> > that I have the wrong versions of these things.
> I sympathize, but this all seems to be handled automatically by
> configure and make. Panther at least seems to have the right versions
> of those tools.
Checking out from CVS yields "confgure.in", from which (IIRC) "configure"
can somehow be derived. I never remember how, of course.
Perhaps it's time for "man autconf". Or something.
> > Just to be sure that I understand: does it seem to be the case that
> > (somehow or other, in the environment in which maxima's being compiled)
> > things are somehow hosed to the point where this fails mysteriously,
> > even though in isolation it looks like a pretty simple macro ?
> Yes, exactly. The macro works for me to in isolation, but after
> compiling around 30 files something seems to be corrupted.
I'll try to reproduce it. Could you send me the output of:
(disassemble (macro-function 'f))
in the break-loop in which the error occurs ?
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