# [armedbear-devel] asdf and windows vs unix on abcl

Faré fahree at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 01:37:05 UTC 2011

>> I suppose the solution is that the test of unixness vs windowsness
>> should happen at runtime. Crazy.
>
> We place :WINDOWS and :UNIX in *FEATURES* depending on where we end up executing, so forms like
>
>        (when (find :unix *features*)
>           (run-process "ls"))
>
> should do the right sorts of things.  If you have other suggestions about how to manage this, please make them.
>
You're doing the right thing. I suppose you're also doing some magic
to properly parse C:\foo\bar\ on Windows and /c/foo/bar on Unix.

ASDF just wasn't prepared to that (and neither was XCVB). Please test
2.017.22, I'd like to release it as 2.018, at the end of the month.

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