Anyone ever tried the newLISPonRockets.com install? I don't know if that will give you ideas for a one touch install.
On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 10:10 AM, František Fuka <f...@fuxoft.cz> wrote: > I think that "adding PPA repository to my system" is not much easier than > "downloading Picolisp source and compiling it". You and I can do both. > Unskilled users will struggle with both. We need a method for unskilled > users that allows them just to download a file, click something, maybe type > a line or two --- and have a fully working Picolisp installation as a > result. The question of self-updating installed Picolisp (the advantage PPA > has over self-compiling) is not relevant for theses users, IMHO. > > On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 6:54 PM, Bruno Franco <brunofrancosala...@gmail.com > > wrote: > >> As for ubuntu, maybe you could make a Personal Package Archive (PPA). Its >> lets you make your own packages that can be downloaded by users using >> apt-get. Its as easy as downloading the normal packages, but the user must >> manually add the repository. >> >> Here's a useful link: >> http://askubuntu.com/questions/71510/how-do-i-create-a-ppa >> >> It would be more work than having the ubuntu team providing the package >> in the official repositories, and I think you would have to make a new >> package for every version of ubuntu you want to support. But its also the >> only way to make sure that users get the most recent version of the >> software. As Edgaras said, ubuntu is bad at keeping up with the newest >> releases. >> >> I'm personally ok with compiling picolisp myself. But I know I wouldn't >> have tried it if it had not been available as a package from ubuntu. >> >> As Dean said, if there's anything we can do, let us know. >> >> On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 10:31 AM, Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> >> wrote: >> >>> Hi Dean, >>> >>> > Assuming that Wine packages are more numerous than Picolisps...you >>> could do >>> > a native Windows version in Powerbasic for Wine. Not only would this up >>> >>> Well, but then we can go as well with ErsatzLisp, the Java version of >>> PicoLisp. >>> >>> A full PicoLisp doesn't yet run on Windows, as PicoLisp needs a POSIX >>> runtime >>> environment. Might be possible in the future with Joe's midipix port. >>> >>> >>> > I smiled when I saw your reasons for moving from C to asm because >>> > Powerbasic does ALIGN etc in it's stride without needing to drop down >>> to >>> > it's industrial strength built in assembler. >>> >>> Aligning is not so much a problem. But can you control the stack layout, >>> condition codes (carry flag etc.) and multiple function entry points in >>> Powerbasic? Or do natice calls to external C functions in a completely >>> dynamic >>> way. All this is not even possible in C. >>> >>> >>> > I'd prefer to work in 64 bit asm but would be very happy to assist you >>> in >>> > any way I can to see Picolisp do well as I'm sure others would be. >>> Whatever >>> > you decide just let us know how we can help. I'm very new to Picolisp >>> but >>> > can already see that it's much too good not to do well. >>> >>> Thanks for the feedback! Let's see what happens. For Ubuntu 17.04 it is >>> probably >>> too late by now. >>> >>> ♪♫ Alex >>> -- >>> UNSUBSCRIBE: mailto:email@example.com?subject=Unsubscribe >>> >> >> > > > -- > *-- Frantisek Fuka* > (yes, that IS my real name) > > -- My Personal homepage: www.fuxoft.cz > -- My Google+ profile: google.com/+fuxoft > -- My Telegram chat: telegram.fuxoft.cz > > >