[asdf-devel] summary proposal for COMMON_LISP_PATH and system search changes

Robert Goldman rpgoldman at sift.info
Sun Sep 27 21:56:27 UTC 2009

Tobias C. Rittweiler wrote:
> "Pascal J. Bourguignon" writes:
>> Since it is an environment variable designed to set the ASDF central  
>> registry paths, why not call it ASDF_CENTRAL_REGISTRY_PATH ?  Or  
>> ASDF_SYSTEMS_PATH ? Cannot ASDF be used to compile C programs?
> It has been suggested that such an environment variable should be shared
> among system definition facilities (du jour, that's asdf and xcvb) and
> should hence be named generally.

How about LISP_SYSTEMS_PATH then?  COMMON_LISP_PATH seems to me to
suggest a path to the lisp environment....


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