Subject: Re: CUMCL and Linux
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2007 03:47:06 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Gregory W Bennett <> wrote:
| I see from the CMUCL pages that there is no 64bit version avaiable.
| I have a 64bit AMD box running Ubuntu 7.10 and would like to know
| whether any of the existing binaries should run in such an environment.

1. The existing CMUCL *32-bit* Linux binaries work just fine 
   on 64-bit Linux kernels, at least, with RedHat 2.4.21-20.EL
   and kernels built from 2.6.20. I use them at work all the time.

   I'm not sure about Ubuntu, but assuming Ubuntu didn't do anything
   to break execution of 32-bit Linux binaries on 64-bit kernels,
   it should work there, too.

2. There *is* some work in progress to get a native AMD64 version
   working, but it's been somewhat backburnered due to lack of time.
   You might ask on the "cmucl-devel" list for more info.


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