[Openmcl-devel] New Clozure CL.app Available for Download
Lawrence E. Bakst
ml at iridescent.org
Mon Dec 3 19:09:34 EST 2007
How do these relate to the openmcl "snapshot" .tar.gz files? I always try to run the latest snapshot, but not the latest cvs versions.
I gather that the "ClozureCL2007-10-28.dmg" is newer than any of the snapshots.
Are there still going to be snapshots or are you moving to a .dmg system? .smg only works for the Mac. I kind of thought that the dmg files were for customers that don't want to deal with a .tar.gz kind install.
I think it would be a good idea for CCL to have well defined ways to download:
1. Current Release
2. A Stable Beta release
3. Snapshot releases which are effectively alphas
4. Bleed edge CVS
Mu own feelings are that if you are the kind of customer that can't deal with a .tar.gz release that you should run the released version or a stable beta. Perhaps snapshots that prove to be stable can promoted to a beta release.
At 6:05 PM -0500 12/3/07, Andrew Shalit wrote:
>I've posted a disk image with versions of Clozure CL.app built from
>the latest and greatest sources for Intel-64 and PPC-32. It's
>available for download as ftp://clozure.com/pub/testing/ClozureCL2007-12-03.dmg
>There is nothing dramatically new and different about this release,
>but it does have a large number incremental improvements and bug
>fixes. The ReadMe file also includes instructions for getting updated
>sources from CVS and rebuilding Clozure CL.app yourself.
>As usual, please report bugs and feature requests on the trac site:
>Thanks, and enjoy!
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