[asdf-devel] asdf-utilities

Nikodemus Siivola nikodemus at random-state.net
Mon Oct 11 16:08:57 UTC 2010

On 11 October 2010 18:10, Faré <fahree at gmail.com> wrote:

> Apparently, this was a big fail, and you need to remove FASLs compiled
> with versions of ASDF earlier than 2.006 if any of them uses internal
> ASDF utilities. My apologies for the big mess.

I wanted to take this as an opportunity to point to the recent
question "can we determine fasl-compatibility without loading the

No. While you may be able to approximate it with
implementation-specific fasl-header tests, there can always be stuff
in fasls that breaks compatibility anyways -- as demonstrated above.


 -- Nikodemus

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