[asdf-devel] ASDF improvements from ECL

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 10 11:01:50 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Tobias C. Rittweiler <tcr at freebits.de> wrote:
> Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll writes:
>> When I find time, in a week or so, I will try to produce a set of
>> patches for the following things:
>> - A new function that creates a sorted list of module dependencies
>> wrapping around TRAVERSE This function should produce the same result
>> irrespectively of what has been loaded or compiled.
>> - Building on that, a new file, asdf-ecl.lisp that provides new
>> operations for building standalone executables, fasls and other
>> niceties with ECL.
>> - A logging facility for ASDF, with a bit more cleaned up interface.
>> - A test operation that builds on the logging facility and which can
>> be completed by any test framework.
> I'll happily try anything you provide for the last two points. Last
> time, you said it's a proof-on-concept and didn't make it sound like you
> want people to test it out.

I think I used the physicists view of "proof of concept" which is more
like, see, it can be done, let the engineers improve it themselves :-)

> As ASDF uses git now, you can easily create your own branch, so to make
> it easier for people to try it.

Ok, I will set up a new repo here once I have cleaned up the changes:



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