[armedbear-devel] Patch for ASDF2 to use arbitrary output translation function
evenson at panix.com
Thu Mar 25 17:10:39 UTC 2010
Right: I'll make sure that such an ability exists when we finally
include ASDF2 in ABCL.
Tersely written from my iPod
On Mar 25, 2010, at 5:17 PM, Alan Ruttenberg
<alanruttenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry, haven't had a chance to look closely at asdf2, but wanted to
> point out that in certain contexts, like running applets, writing to
> any file system is prohibited. For those cases, it would be nice if it
> was super-easy to set a flag that says: if there isn't a compiled
> version, or if it is stale, don't try to compile - just load source.
> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 8:38 AM, Mark Evenson <evenson at panix.com>
>> On 3/25/10 2:39 PM, Mark Evenson wrote:
>>> I'm working on an implementation of this on your git version as a
>>> proof of concept, but haven't gotten much further than getting your
>>> output configuration to accept the new syntax. I assume that
>>> actually applying the function will be easy, but I am not sure.
>> Attached please find a patch to implement the use of an arbitrary
>> translation function in ASDF2.
>> An example of the use would be the directive
>> (#p"jar:file:/**/*.jar!/**/*.*" :function translate-jar-pathname)
>> which will call the function TRANSLATE-JAR-PATHNAME on a match of
>> the first
>> element of the list. The function will be invoked with two
>> arguments, the
>> first being the matching wildcard, and the second being the
>> pathname to be
>> translated. The function returns the translation.
>> Hopefully, after review and critique, we can can get something like
>> this in
>> With the attached patch to abcl trunk, I can successfully use ASDF2
>> to load
>> ASDF systems in jar files, with the compiled files being output to a
>> translation under :USER-CACHE.
>> "A screaming comes across the sky. It has happened before, but there
>> is nothing to compare to it now."
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