Benevolent Dictatorship

Mike McDonald
Fri, 20 Mar 1998 12:11:05 -0800 (PST)

>From  Fri Mar 20 11:49:10 1998
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>From: Rodrigo Ventura <>
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>Subject: Re: Benevolent Dictatorship
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>>>>>> "Rainer" == Rainer Joswig <> writes:
>    Rainer> Currently CMU CL is the only choice for a CL-based system (IMHO).
>    >> 
>    >> Why do you say "only"?
>    Rainer> Because it is the only system with a native code compiler.
>    Rainer> And some people are still hacking with CMU CL.
>        My opinion fall down alot when I tried a trivial factorial
>function, and observed CMUCL core dumping! How can a factorial
>function core-dump the CL system with large integers??? And when I
>tried a agent society simulation I developed using CLISP, it kept on
>GC'ing continuously, and ended-up going nowhere. Another thing I
>didn't like was the hard-coded directory locations.

  Did you report the bug in CMUCL?

  Mike McDonald