[asdf-devel] ASDF:OOS LOAD-OP :FORCE T and SBCL contribs

Robert Goldman rpgoldman at sift.info
Wed May 13 13:04:04 UTC 2009

Nikodemus Siivola wrote:
> 2009/5/12 Robert Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.info>:
>> If we wish to keep this design principle, it seems that we should
>> provide a facility for installers to annotate asdf system definitions.
>> Presumably these annotations should be "on the side" and not in the
>> system definition files themselves.
> This is what the original proposal to export COMPONENT-FORCED and
> TRAVERSE was for.

Ah.  I see.  Question:  do we foresee some protocol for infiltrating the
find-system process so that an installer can drop an ancillary file in
that will be loaded before or after the system definition file that is
written by the developer.


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