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RE: executable = exe + data
- From: "Hannu E K Nevalainen" <_garbage_collector_ at telia dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 1 Jan 2006 22:37:58 +0100
- Subject: RE: executable = exe + data
Sam Steingold wrote:
>> Then your options seems to have shrunk to a "launcher" that basicly
>> system("lisp.exe -M lispinit.mem")
> this is what we have been doing for well over 15 years
... well, time for some progress ;-)
>> Can you elaborate on _why_ the "single executable" is so important?
> It is not important to _me_, but this is a recurring request by lisp
> newbies who ask something like "how do I create an executable from my
> lisp application, similar to C and C++?"
I wonder, would it not be possible to extract portions of code from
"lisp.exe" above (looking for the "-M" option - assuming you have access to
the source, GPL?), such that the code does what you're asking for - given
That combined with the linker object thingies discussed earlier -> Voilá.
Maybe add some "automatic" scripting and you're finally "home".
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