Maxima broken after recent upgrade

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Nov 16 01:08:37 PST 2011

On Nov 16, 2011, at 03:02, C D wrote:

> You need to uninstall and reinstall Maxima after each upgrade of sbcl (unless Maxima was itself upgraded, which happens only if a new version of Maxima was released): your present installation of Maxima uses a bytecode that was compiled with the previous version of sbcl and that can not be run by the new version of sbcl.
>  I don't know how to make this automatic unfortunately.

If that's so, then every time we update sbcl, we need to be increasing the revision of the maxima port to force a rebuild. We should add a comment to the sbcl port reminding us of that. Is maxima the only port so affected or are there others?

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