[plt-scheme] Re: ARM support

From: Deepankar Sharma (deepankar.sharma at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Oct 6 21:11:47 EDT 2008

The OS being used on the pandora is Linux. I still dont know what variant it
would be though Ubuntu is a possibility.

On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 9:02 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:

> On Oct  6, Deep wrote:
> > The Scheme2Java compiler is great news.
> > Having said that - I wanted to return to my original question - is ARM
> > a supported platform for DrScheme ?  If not are the changes to port
> > DrScheme to ARM trivial ? I searched the board for ARM but the only
> > posts that come up talk about a broken libffi arm port.
> There was one case where we tried a full build on an ARM machine,
> IIRC, it was one that had an Ubuntu installation.  There were no
> problems with the build and everything went fine (but the full build
> took a really long time to build -- several hours I think).  The only
> problem in the tests were in passing some particular set of arguments
> to a foreign function, something that looked like an alignment issue.
> But the system as a whole should be usable.
> If anything, you might have problems due to the OS that you're using,
> unless it is some variant of a known OS.
> --
>          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
>                  http://www.barzilay.org/                 Maze is Life!
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