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

Gary King gwking at metabang.com
Wed May 13 14:21:32 UTC 2009

>> Richard makes a good point here.  The problem is that while ASDF  
>> says,
> and I think correctly, that system definers shouldn't make decisions
> about installation, it does not provide any hooks for installers to
> provide information about installation.

Yes; Richard and Nikodemus are both right about this. Though I do  
think that there are valid cases for wanting a system definition to  
say "don't compile" as well (e.g. asdf-install could say "don't  
compile sb-posix").

I've gotta run; more later.
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