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Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Wed Sep 16 12:01:27 UTC 2009

On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 1:11 PM, Gary King <gwking at metabang.com> wrote:
> I think that ASDF may need some loving to work in ECL; otherwise, it
> should be good.

ECL runs its own copy basically because the current ASDF project did
not exist at the time -- we just ported SBCL's version. Now, ECL has
its own extensions to ASDF, which are needed to build: standalone
executables, unified FASLs (merging the different FASLs from the same
project), shared and statically linked libraries, etc

It would be desirable to replace the core of the ASDF library that we
are now using with the project that Gary maintains, and then find a
canonical way of writing our extensions, so that they are fool- and


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