[REBOL] Re: rebol 3 => 64 Bit problems
From: henrikmk:g:mail at: 12-Feb-2009 16:49
On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 1:16 AM, Tim Johnson <tim-johnsons-web.com> wrote:
> And that's even more disturbing. Sorry to sound so grouchy here - I'm
> not usually this way, but I think that this is an issue being swept under
> a rug and it won't go away, it could really cause a major public relations
> disaster for RT.
> Let me know how it goes. Please continue to CC to the ML so that this
> issue becomes better know.
The issue has been well known to RT for years: Linux is the hardest OS
to support due to its very non-standardized nature. There are constant
kernel and library changes. But RT usually asks regularly what people
use the most, and then compile versions of REBOL to that Linux
variant. The question was in fact asked again a few days ago, when the
R3 version was going to be built. The answer was Ubuntu and an Ubuntu
version was built.
Carl doesn't wish to spend his time compiling for various Linux
distros, so we would need package maintainers for each respective OS
here. But if there is significant demand for a particular Linux
version now, I'm sure Carl will build it.
Henrik Mikael Kristensen