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Bug#609047: ITP: ccl - Clozure CL

On Wed, 5 Mar 2014, Rafael Jes?s Alc?ntara P?rez wrote:

> El Domingo, 2 de marzo de 2014 22:28:47 Faheem Mitha escribi?:
>> On Sun, 2 Mar 2014, Rafael Jes?s Alc?ntara P?rez wrote:
>>> Hi:
>>> We have been watching this ITP for some months but we have found that
>>> there is no advance. Is there any chance to this ITP could progress any
>>> time soon? We are trying to use CCL because of its multiplatform
>>> capabilities (now running even on Raspberry Pi [1]) so we are very
>>> insterested in this ITP.
>>> Thanks in advance.
>>> [1]http://www.raspihub.com/go/f5780dbf11dabc60771e67b357ae947bc6b3fd87f35d
>>> 5f38e7d511ff88e08d0c
>> Hi Rafael,
>> I'm willing to work with you (time permitting) if you want to use the CCL
>> Debian packaging. You don't have to wait till it gets into Debian
>> (assuming that ever happens). As far as I know it should work, though it
>> has only been lightly tested.
> Perfect, where should I begin?
> Greets and thanks again. Rafael.

Well, first do you just want binaries that work on your platform, or so 
you want to know how to build it yourself? Obviously, I would prefer the 
latter, because that way someone would have to look at my documentation 
and procedures, which could probably do with improvement. I think this is 
also preferable from your perspective for a package that isn't officially 
part of Debian.

If you did want the former, I could just dump some binary debs somewhere, 
but that won't help you if I disappear off the net tomorrow.

Do you have a group of people who are interested in using this? If so, can 
you give me a little more detail about them?

As a first step, clone the following Mercurial repositories.


Start by seeing if you can build and install the ccl-ffigen package. That 
is the easiest. If you have problems with it, let me know. And what 
platform/arch will you be building on?

                                                           Regards, Faheem

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