Changeset 13166


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Timestamp:
01/21/11 14:13:48 (11 years ago)
Author:
Mark Evenson
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Smooth over more nits in the README.

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    44Armed Bear Common Lisp is an implementation of ANSI Common Lisp that
    5 runs in a Java virtual machine.  It compiles its code to Java byte
    6 code.
     5runs in a Java virtual machine.  It compiles Lisp code directly to
     6Java byte code.
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    1111
    1212Armed Bear Common Lisp is distributed under the GNU General Public
    13 License with classpath exception (described below).
     13License with a classpath exception (see "Classpath Exception" below).
    1414
    1515A copy of GNU General Public License (GPL) is included in this
     
    2020conditions of the GNU General Public License cover the whole
    2121combination.
     22
     23** Classpath Exception
    2224
    2325As a special exception, the copyright holders of this software give
     
    3941After you have downloaded a binary release archive unpack it into its
    4042own directory. To run ABCL directly from this directory, make sure
    41 Java (version 1.5 or up) is in your shell's path. Then issue following
    42 command
     43Java (version 1.5 or up) is in your shell's path. Then issue the
     44following command:
    4345
    4446    cmd$ java -jar abcl.jar
     
    7375('javac') to compile the Java source of the ABCL implementation.
    7476
    75 When deploying ABCL, the JDK isn't a requirement for the installation
    76 site: ABCL compiles directly to byte code, avoiding the need for the
    77 'javac' compiler in deployment environments.
     77Note that when deploying ABCL having JDK isn't a requirement for the
     78installation site, just the equivalent JRE, as ABCL compiles directly
     79to byte code, avoiding the need for the 'javac' compiler in deployment
     80environments.
    7881
    7982
     
    8992Then simply executing
    9093
    91     unix$  ant
     94    unix$ ant
    9295
    9396or
    94     cmd$ ant.bat
     97    dos> ant.bat
    9598
    9699from the directory containing this README file will create an
     
    119122don't want to know anything about Java.
    120123
    121 First, copy the file 'customizations.lisp.in' to customization.lisp',
     124First, copy the file 'customizations.lisp.in' to 'customization.lisp',
    122125in the directory containing this README file, editing to suit your
    123126situation, paying attention to the comments in the file.  The critical
     
    138141    unix$ ./build-from-lisp.sh sbcl
    139142
    140 After a successful build, you may use 'abcl.bat' on Windows or 'abcl'
    141 on Unix to start ABCL.  Note that this wrappers contain absolute
    142 paths, so you'll need to edit them if you move things around after the
    143 build.
     143After a successful build, you may use 'abcl' ('abcl.bat' on Windows)
     144to start ABCL.  Note that this wrappers contain absolute paths, so
     145you'll need to edit them if you move things around after the build.
    144146
    145147If you're developing on ABCL, you may want to use
     
    178180DEFINE-METHOD-COMBINATION - which is an ongoing effort.
    179181
    180 There is no MOP worth mentioning.
     182The MOP implementation is incomplete.
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    182184Patches to address any of the issues mentioned above will
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