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Re: Debian guile-1.8 and ttn guile-pg

From: Sebastian Tennant
Subject: Re: Debian guile-1.8 and ttn guile-pg
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 23:38:15 +0300
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Quoth <address@hidden>:
> ---- Greg Troxel <address@hidden> wrote: 
>>   [guile-pg and guile 1.8]
>>   I was hoping his guile-pg would work because it doesn't explicity
>>   state that a 1.4.x guile is required like some of his other packages
>>   do.
>> It works fine under 1.6.  What it needs is the feature, deprecated in
>> 1.6 and removed in 1.8, of looking for a shlib when a module is used,
>> and loading it and running the init function.  The 1.8 way is to have a
>> scheme stub that dynlinks the module and exports the symbols.  So
>> guile-pg needs a new .scm file that does this, and I suspect that's all
>> that's required but I'm not sure.
> That is one issue but not all.  There are other apis that were
> deprecated in 1.6 and finally removed in 1.8.  I'm pretty sure it's
> not possible to wite a C Guile extension that works without change on
> 1.4 *and* 1.8.

Thanks for the clarifications.


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