you can run windows on a mac now, but most folks use the Mac OS X
which I like a lot more than windows. For work i have a window open
that runs window, but only for those things that have to be done on
On Aug 5, 2009, at 7:36 PM, Rick Duley wrote:
> I take your point, Stephen. I'll plead use of the Australian
> vernacular ;}
> However, I will note that MACs are now Intel processors running
> Windows - if
> I'm not sadly mistaken :)
> BTW: thanks for the info
> On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 11:55 PM, Stephen Leake <[log in to unmask]
>> Rick Duley <[log in to unmask]> writes:
>>> I have a package which I wish to make available to students
>>> without their
>>> having knowledge of its contents. I believe that a copy of the
>>> specification and a read-only copy of the .ALI file are all that
>>> need to
>>> available on the LAN. (Q.1.: is this correct?)
>> no, they also need the object file, or a static library containing
>> several object files
>>> My machine is a PC.
>> "PC" means "Personal Computer". It does _not_ mean "Intel processor
>> running Microsoft Windows".
>> A "personal computer" could be a Mac, a Wintel, a Palm, a Linux
>> box, a
>> Chrome box (if that every comes out) ...
>> Microsoft wants us to think that the only possible personal computer
>> is a box running their software. That's a _very_ good reason to
>> that nomenclature!
>> I'll assume you meant Intel processor running Windows.
>>> I am running GAP's GPL compiler. (Q.2.: will the ALI be portable if
>>> a student is running a MAC or one of the Unicies?)
>> The ali file may be, if they have the _same_ version of GNAT.
>> The object or library file will most likely not be.
>> You'll have to build a binary for each possible target.
>> -- Stephe
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