[armedbear-devel] ASDF 2.016 released

Mark Evenson evenson at panix.com
Wed Jun 8 05:26:08 UTC 2011

On 6/8/11 3:17 AM, Faré wrote:


> Can you upgrade your implementation to ship with the latest ASDF? Thanks!
> If you're still using 2.015 (or something even older), there have been
> many bug fixes, robustness, portability and upgradability enhancements
> and a few features implemented since.


> Since 2.015, we have the following improvements:
>   * Portability: Fixes for ECL, RMCL. Tweaks for CLISP.
>     Improvements to Windows configuration, notably for LispWorks.
>   * Fix to load-source-op (broken in 2.014.13 - oops).
>   * Avoid infinite loops in defsystem in cases of bad interference
>     between quicklisp and your source-registry.
>   * Small fixes regarding upgrade, compile-file* :output-file.
>   * Make defsystem-depends-on actually useful by allowing a system
>     thus depended on to define the class of the system depending on it.
>     The XCVB bridge notably relies on this feature.
>   * Some documentation updates.
>     Notably, for the sake of CLISP, (require "asdf") is the new canonical way
>     to load ASDF, instead of (require :asdf). Sigh.
>   * Better tests, notably wrt hot upgrade.


Committed to ABCL in [r13311][].

[r13311]: http://trac.common-lisp.net/armedbear/changeset/13311
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