[asdf-devel] bug in new ASDF

Gary King gwking at metabang.com
Mon Jul 13 16:52:07 UTC 2009

Hi Robert

Thanks for looking into this.

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On Jul 13, 2009, at 12:10 PM, Robert Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.info>  

> I see the following when I try to load an asdf system now:
> Error loading #P"/Users/rpg/clinit.cl":
> While searching for system `asdf-context`: `(MERGE-PATHNAMES systems/
> /Users/rpg/lisp/asdf-install-systems/)`
> evaluated to `/Users/rpg/lisp/asdf-install-systems/systems/` which is
> not a directory.
> The problem with this error is that, in fact, that IS a directory:
> CL-USER(2): (probe-file "/Users/rpg/lisp/asdf-install-systems/ 
> systems/")
> #P"/Users/rpg/lisp/asdf-install-systems/systems/"
> I'm looking in sysdef-central-registry-search and the logic seems to  
> be
> completely borked.  It looks for a system definition and, if it  
> doesn't
> find one, it assumes that the directory name is bad.  I believe the
> logic should be:
> 1.  Look at the directory and ensure that it exists.
> 2.  If it does not exist, push it onto the bad list
> 3.  Else merge in the system name and look for the system definition.
> The current logic merges in the system name first, so misdiagnoses.
> [I will now proceed to wrestle with git, which I am coming to loathe
> with a consuming hatred, in order to attempt to verify that my  
> diagnosis
> is correct, and then send a patch.  More soon.]
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