[Openmcl-devel] 0.14 and CVS?
jcbuffington at mac.com
Thu Jun 12 07:40:14 EDT 2003
Thanks for the detailed status update. I've decided to start the
CL-HTTP port with 0.13.5 and then move to 0.14.x with you next
reasonably stable build.
On Sunday, June 8, 2003, at 06:55 PM, Gary Byers wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Jun 2003, Jon Buffington wrote:
>> Mr. Questions asks:
>> I am preparing to port CL-HTTP 70.159 to OpenMCL. I would prefer to
>> target on 0.14 of OpenMCL. I am hoping this port will help test the
>> threading model in 0.14. I see there is a CVS branch for Pre_0_14. Is
>> that the latest pre-release (0.14) tag?
>> I assume I need to download the 5/13 binaries and interface files in
>> the testing directory to compile the CVS files. Does it make sense to
>> work off of HEAD for the port effort or is there a specific CVS tag
>> (i.e. Pre_0_14) I should use?
>> I hope I didn't miss this in the documentation somewhere.
> That's ordinarily the idea: 0.14 is still pretty volatile, and the
> changes tend to make it hard to bootstrap. I've been trying to make
> binaries available soon after making an incompatible, hard-to-bootstrap
> change, so that people tracking CVS could (hopefully, usually) stay
> in synch with the bleeding edge. There's a "README
> I sent mail to this list a couple of weeks ago, advising that I
> expected the Pre_0_14 CVS code to be more volatile than usual while
> some changes (trying to add some MOP functionality and change the
> CLOS implementation a bit) were being added. I expected that to
> last a few days; it's been a couple of weeks (most of which were
> spent in GDB ...)
> I -think- that there's light at the end of the tunnel, and that there
> will soon be 0.14 binaries that'll successfully compile the Pre_0_14
> CVS HEAD sources. (The most recent binaries - from May 13, IIRC -
> probably won't easily compile today's CVS sources correctly.)
> The last couple of weeks have been a little worse than usual, but I
> would guess that the whole 0.14 testing procedure could be made
> I'm not sure of the best way to do this. (In hindsight, I should have
> probably done the last few weeks' CLOS in some other way - perhaps on
> an "experimental" branch.)
> There's a README-OpenMCL-0.14.txt file in the /testing directory that
> describes general 0.14 issues. There's also a port of the
> portableaserve web server to 0.14; it might be of interest if you're
> thinking about porting CL-HTTP.
> I'll send a message here as soon as reasonably stable binaries become
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