[asdf-devel] question about relative pathname to point to parent directory

Faré fare at tunes.org
Wed May 26 14:35:06 UTC 2010

On 26 May 2010 09:18, Robert Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.info> wrote:
> On 5/25/10 May 25 -11:11 AM, Faré wrote:
>> I'm not sure what you want, but try "" for current directory, ".." for up, etc.
>> ".." is actually not recognized by ASDF but passed to the
>> implementation, and from it to the OS.
> I added a test that verifies that "" works as a pathname component.  I
> wasn't sure that it would work for ACL, and wanted to verify for my
> satisfaction.
> I'd like to push the new test (no change to asdf.lisp).  Is that OK with
> you?
Yes. Please commit new tests that you have.

Pending ASDF 2 release, I'd like to discourage code changes, but to
encourage test and documentation improvements.

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