Commit 6b661661 authored by Francois-Rene Rideau's avatar Francois-Rene Rideau
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4.0.2: updating some documentation.

parent 07c8ec11
......@@ -24,6 +24,11 @@ If instead you want it in ``/usr``, do::
A list of variables you may want to modify or override is
at the beginning of the ``Makefile``.
Wherever you install cl-launch, we recommend you have a symlink
from /usr/bin/cl to wherever you installed cl-launch, so that
everyone may be able rely on that location for scripts that start with:
Advanced installation
......@@ -53,8 +58,7 @@ it would also do::
Of course you should adjust your ``PATH``,
your ``asdf:*central-registry*`` and your ``XCVB_PATH``
Of course you should adjust your ``PATH`` and your ``CL_SOURCE_REGISTRY``
coherently with where you install cl-launch.
......@@ -78,4 +82,24 @@ Get short help with
Get long help with
cl-launch --more-help | ${PAGER:-less}
See example in XCVB and Exscribe source code.
Here are three examples:
1- Running code directly from the command line:
cl -sp lisp-stripper "(count-lisp-loc \"asdf.lisp\")"
2- Defining a script that counts lines of Lisp code a la wc :
#!/usr/bin/cl -sp lisp-stripper -E main
(defun main (argv)
(if argv
(map () 'print-loc-count argv)
(print-loc-count *standard-input*)))
3- Comparing how the many implementations evaluate a same form:
for l in sbcl ccl clisp cmucl ecl abcl scl allegro lispworks gcl xcl ; do
cl-launch -l $l -i '(format t "'$l': ~S~%" `#5(1 ,@`(2 3)))' \
2>&1 | grep "^$l:" # LW, GCL are verbose
More examples in XCVB and Exscribe source code.
......@@ -35,3 +35,4 @@ TODO for cl-launch as of
and not have to spawn an external program
unless explicitly requested a non-default implementation.
* Add support for --dispatched-entry and other options from Xach's buildapp.
#| -- shell wrapper generator for Common Lisp software -*- Lisp -*-
license_information () {
# Please send your improvements to the author:
cl-launch (4.0.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Package control via --package and --system-package
* --entry is now a variant of --restart, not of --init.
* Fixes for ECL, LispWorks.
* Tests moved aside, which reduces script size by over 10%.
* ARGV0 support, in conjunction with ASDF
* Documentation updated, as well as TODO file.
-- Francois-Rene Rideau <> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 15:46:55 -0500
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