This is really good, thank you.
On 17/08/16 14:13, Joe Bogner wrote: > I've been working on a port of PicoLisp 64 to Windows. The port is ready > for an early preview for anyone who wants to try it out > > The goal of the initiative is to allow PicoLisp development on Windows. > This may improve efficiency and usage of resources as virtual boxes or > remote shells aren't necessary for those of us on Windows workstations. > We can run PicoLisp 64 natively. Cygwin or flinux is still an option > for 32-bit PicoLisp (src vs src64). PicoLisp 64 has more features and is > faster. It may also bring new users to PicoLisp. > > The binaries are available > at https://github.com/joebo/picoLisp-win-x86-64/releases/tag/0.02 > > Please read the notes on the release page for invocation instructions. > > There are a few known items that aren't working: > > - file locking (fnctl not implemented in midipix yet) > - native (dlopen not implemented in midipix yet) > - instability observed with fork and sockets > > Due to the file locking issue, I would not recommend using it in > production with fork. I expect to have a solution for file locking in > the future. > > The implementation is mostly > in > https://github.com/joebo/picoLisp-win-x86-64/blob/master/src64/arch/win-x86-64.l > or view the commit > history https://github.com/joebo/picoLisp-win-x86-64/commits/master to > see a list of all the changes. Most of the work was in debugging. > > It can be run from cmd.exe using a combination of ntctty and ptycon > (included) which sets up the terminal emulator. It can also be run from > mingw64 with ./picolisp.exe. See notes in win.l or the release notes. > Beware, long path names seem to cause a problem (thanks rick!). > > It's fairly complicated to set up to build from source because it > requires a new toolchain. It requires midipix, http://www.midipix.org, > which is pre-alpha. I plan to document the build steps once midipix is > released. The steps currently require joining the irc channel and asking > for private git access. > > If you clone the github repo, you should be able to generate the > assembly file with cd src64;make x86-64.win - current version > here: > https://github.com/joebo/picoLisp-win-x86-64/releases/download/0.02/win-x86-64.windows.base.s > > Credits: > Thanks to Alex for pil64 and his debugging assistance > Thanks to Rick for testing and encouragement > Thanks to midipix team for a solid cygwin alternative > > > Please reply to the mailing list if you try it out or find it useful! > > Links: >  - https://github.com/joebo/picoLisp-win-x86-64/releases/tag/0.02 >  - https://github.com/joebo/picoLisp-win-x86-64/ >  - http://www.midipix.org/ >  - http://picolisp.com/wiki/?flinuxpicolisp (32-bit) -- UNSUBSCRIBE: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=Unsubscribe