[Maxima] INSTALL.lisp correction
KONOVALOV, Vadim (Vadim)** CTR **
vkonovalov at alcatel-lucent.com
Wed Apr 9 09:27:56 CDT 2008
> > attached is the correction for purely Lisp-based procedure
> for SBCL.
> > the point is - shell script "maxima" within "src"
> directory expects to
> > have "core" file, not executable, so " :executable t" is
> not correct.
> Instead why not change the script so that it expects an executable?
I guess Makefile generates "maxima.core" binary compatible with current shell script ./src/maxima, i.e. not an ELF but lisp memory runable via "--core" parameter
> That way SBCL need not be installed on the system which is going
> to run Maxima, right?
Yes, this is a nice feature.
But having "core" files could also be useful for other purposes (for debugging maxima under SLIME?)
OTOH, if making executable, then it should be named other than "maxima.core"
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