[asdf-devel] announce - ASDF 1.362

Gary King gwking at metabang.com
Tue Sep 8 12:14:38 UTC 2009

> For the record, I'm seeing a couple issues with ASDF on Windows.   
> Some may
> be my doing.
> First, I had to disable the shortcut code under Clisp; it doesn't like
> (make-pathname ... :type "asd.lnk").  I have a quick patch for this,  
> but
> there may be room for improvement (e.g. by changing the name to  
> have .asd
> and the type to be .lnk?).
> http://git.libcl.com/local/?p=asdf.git;a=commit;h=92c578dd517437e0f78af83186e3f869fe5cd533

It seems to me your patch is the right one: if CLISP already handles  
this, then ASDF should rely on CLISP rather than re-doing it.

> Second, symlinks that are zipped up on linux work when unzipped under
> Vista.  Both probe-file and *load-truename* resolve properly.  Yet  
> people
> still have trouble loading asdf-binary-locations through the symlinks
> (fails to find dev/main.lisp).  Wish I had a Vista box to directly see
> what's going on.

That's weird. Do you have a backtrace from somewhere?
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