[gambit-list] Portability

Alex Queiroz asandroq at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 20:59:25 EDT 2009


On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 7:46 PM, Robert H <sigzero at gmail.com> wrote:
> "Portability. Because the system is mostly written in Scheme and the
> compiler generates portable C code, it is easy to port the system as
> well as programs compiled with it to any platform with a decent C or C++
> compile."
> Does that mean...I can compile on my Fedora box and move the compiled
> program to Red Hat and it will probably work?

     The cited text means that you can recompile the C code generated
by Gambit-C in any platform with a C compiler. If you are asking if a
binary program built on Fedora will work on Red Hat the answer is
probably yes, but because both share the same C runtime (glibc) and OS


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