[asdf-devel] Please test: merged ECL support, created asdf.asd

Faré fahree at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 11:17:24 UTC 2009

2009/12/1 Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll <juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com>:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 10:17 PM, Faré <fahree at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Known issues (juanjo, help appreciated):
>> $ ecl -eval "(require :asdf)" -load "asdf.lisp" ==> works
>> $ ecl -eval "(require :asdf)" -eval "(asdf:oos 'asdf:load-op :asdf)" ==> fails
>> ;;; Finished compiling /home/fare/cl/asdf/asdf.lisp.
>> An error occurred during initialization:
>> NIL is not of type HASH-TABLE..
> Does not happen with the version of ECL to be released. The older one
> has probably a too old version of ASDF to do a clean upgrade.
OK, but then, I may as well drop the ECL-specific code I inserted to
support upgrade from an older ASDF.

Also, I deplore that errors occuring during initialization leave very
little chance of debugging to the normal ECL user; I wouldn't even
know where to insert break points for gdb.

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