followup to comment on http://mentors.debian.net/package/ccl
faheem at faheem.info
Tue Oct 9 20:26:20 UTC 2012
On Tue, 9 Oct 2012, Peter Van Eynde wrote:
> Hello Faheem,
> On 09 Oct 2012, at 07:06, Faheem Mitha <faheem at faheem.info> wrote:
>> On Mon, 8 Oct 2012, Christoph Egger wrote:
>>> I'm sorry to not responding to your requests for comment. It's
>>> currently rather hard for me to free some more time for Debian so I'm
>>> not really active currently. though I'll try to free an evening this
>>> week looking at ccl -- I'm really looking forward to having a ccl
> I fear that I'm also having quite a bit of RL work to handle and my
> Debian time is rather limited.
> The situation is not helped by CCL being so 'different'. Just getting
> started by downloading the source is a jarring experience.
> I mean a different svn branch per architecture? How can we handle that?
> Debian expects that we give a 'pristine' tar.gz of upstream, without
> binaries... Then we get to the 'rebuild gcc' as part of the build part
> Still I think you did a lot of good work and having CCL would indeed be
> cool... I just wish I could be more effective in this :(.
No problem. CCL is indeed idiosyncratic, and the maintainers are not
especially helpful, or flexible... The word grouchy comes to mind. Also
I was thinking of putting an apt repository of CCL somewhere. That way
people can try it out. Alioth seems a natural place, and the folks at
#debian-mentors told me that should be possible, Does anyone here have an
opinion of a good location for this?
Also, it might be helpful if I could be added to the common lisp group on
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