[asdf-devel] summary proposal for COMMON_LISP_PATH and system search changes
Pascal J. Bourguignon
pjb at informatimago.com
Tue Sep 29 18:32:20 UTC 2009
On Sep 29, 2009, at 5:20 PM, Robert Goldman wrote:
> james anderson wrote:
>> On 2009-09-29, at 16:09 , Robert Goldman wrote:
>>> Possible happy compromise: allow a convention like
>>> to specify when you want recursion in the variable?
>>> That works for the shell variable, which is a string; not sure how
>>> mark the corresponding CL pathname object.
>> how about "**". as in,
> WFM. Is there any chance that this choice would cause awkwardness
> the shell's parsing?
Well of course: you will have to quote the path or escape the stars.
But substituting the star with another character is even less tasty.
Allow "*" for all the subdirectories (not recursive) too.
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