debian clisp package
now that clisp 2.47 has been released, you are 3 releases behind. :-)
A couple notes about the debian package:
1. README.Debian says "In order to use the "disassemble" function you must
install gdb". this is NOT true. gdb is only necessary to disassemble functions
written in C, e.g., car. functions written in lisp and compiled to byte code
can be disassembled without gdb.
2. you are distributing clisp-link.1 - I don't think this is a good idea.
A. clisp-link is rarely invoked by the user at the command line, usually it is
used from Makefiles.
B. clisp-link is already fully documented in the impnotes.
C. you are installing clisp-link.1 in /usr/share/man/man1 together with clisp.1
but clisp-link does not go into /usr/bin together with clisp, it lives in
/usr/lib/clisp/ which is not normally in the $PATH.
3. clisp-dev appears to depend on gcc 4.1 (at least when I try to install
clisp-dev on ubuntu, it wants to install gcc 4.1 in addition to the standard
gcc 4.2, see https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/274824). this is eminently wrong.
even if clisp itself is compiled with gcc 4.1, it can link with modules
compiled with gcc 4.2, so there is no reason for clisp-dev to pull gcc 4.1 (the
same for bison, xutils, groff &c &c).
PS. Is there a way to report debian bugs other than via e-mail as described in