Subject: Re: clisp: compile Lisp program to stand alone binary?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1998/10/05
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* (David Steuber "The Interloper")
| Can clisp create a binary executable that can be distributed without
| relying on lisp being on the other machine?

  no.  (the same is true for all other languages, incidentally.  C just
  happens to have its run-time system pre-shipped with many systems.)

  what is the problem with shipping a file to be loaded into CLISP?

| cmu doesn't seem to be available for Linux.  Am I blind, or is this true?

  can't say you aren't blind, but CMUCL is available for Linux.