[armedbear-devel] loading from jar files

Mark Evenson evenson at panix.com
Thu Jan 7 10:52:46 UTC 2010

On 1/7/10 9:17 AM, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
> Seems like the extension is ignored and either lisp or .abcls files are loaded.
> This means that .asd files are not (an error is thrown)
> It also means that requests for files that don't exist get satisfied,
> e.g. if you give it a bogus filetype but there is a .lisp or .abcl
> file present.
> e.g.
> (load "jar:file:/Users/alanr/repos/lsw/trunk/patches/test.jar!/bar/bar1.li")
> ; Loading jar:file:/Users/alanr/repos/lsw/trunk/patches/test.jar!/bar/bar1.li
> ...
> Whoops - there is no bar1.li, just bar1.lisp
> (load "jar:file:/Users/alanr/repos/lsw/trunk/patches/test.jar!/bar/bar.asd")
> The file #P"jar:file:/Users/alanr/repos/lsw/trunk/patches/test.jar!/bar/bar.asd"
> does not exist.
> Whoops - it does so!

Acknowledged.  Unfortunately, there seems to be something a bit funky 
with the jarfile functionality in SVN trunk as some of tests that were 
passing before now seem to be failing, so I need a bit of time to 

I'll revisit the jarfile support in the next few days to try to 
stabilize for the upcoming release.

"A screaming comes across the sky.  It has happened before, but there
is nothing to compare to it now."

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