[asdf-devel] Guard against (push "/foo/bar" asdf:*central-registry*)

Stelian Ionescu sionescu at cddr.org
Fri Jul 10 17:49:31 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-07-07 at 12:31 +0200, Tobias C. Rittweiler wrote:
> I think it's bitten pretty much all of us that we at least once tried to
> push a non-directory-designating filename to *CENTRAL-REGISTRY*.
> It's a common pitfalls for newcomers.
> Couldn't ASDF signal a warning when it encounters such a thing while
> grovelling through the registry?

Why not simply deprecate(or unexport *CENTRAL-REGISTRY*) and add a
function REGISTER-ASDF-DIRECTORY that does all necessary checks ?

Stelian Ionescu a.k.a. fe[nl]ix
Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur.
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