[asdf-devel] recursiveness of :FORCE

Tobias C. Rittweiler tcr at freebits.de
Wed Sep 23 19:49:54 UTC 2009

"Tobias C. Rittweiler" writes:

> When I use :FORCE, in most cases I do want to recompile solely the
> specified system, not all its dependencies.
> In my ideal world, :FORCE T would recompile the specified system only,
> and :FORCE :ALL would recompile it along its dependencies. 
> Of course that would be backwards-incompatible, so perhaps better stick
> with the current behaviour for :FORCE T, but add :FORCE :SYSTEM, or
> :FORCE :SHALLOW, or similiar.
>   -T.

What is the status of this? Grepping through `git log' reveals a
revision from 2003-03-13 by Daniel Barlow which may indicate that the
scheme above was already in use?


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