Thanks for the links Jon, I’ll go the docker route so i can run the 64 bit 
environment which seems to include some additional features.


> On May 11, 2017, at 9:16 AM, Jon Kleiser <> wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> I think it’s still possible to fix a modern Mac to use old style gcc, and 
> thereby be able to build the 32-bit PicoLisp. I’ve done it once, but 
> nowadays I have an old Mac that I use for that purpose. If you like, I can 
> supply the binaries; it’s only three small files, as far as I know.
> The 64-bit, however, has turned out to be very hard (≈ impossible) to build 
> on Mac. Sorry.
> I recommend you try Docker. It works very fine. Take a look at these two:
> <>
> <>
> I just tried the ‘docker-tinycore-picolisp’ briefly on a MacBook Air, and 
> it worked very well.
> /Jon
>> On 11. May, 2017, at 14:29, Mike Margerum <> wrote:
>> Hello, Fledgling functional programmer here (25 years of c/c++/objc )! I was 
>> going down the Clojure path and then I ran into PicoLisp which looks much 
>> more interesting to me.
>> I was looking to see if the 64 bit port is working on the mac.  I tried to 
>> get the 32 bit code working but it looks like gcc has been aliased to run 
>> clang instead.  I can figure out how to get gcc back on the PC, but first I 
>> wanted to see if there was support for the 64 bit environment.
>> Kind Regards,
>> Mike
>> -- 
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