[asdf-devel] asdf-utilities

Lou Vanek lou.vanek at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 16:27:41 UTC 2010

On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Zach Beane <xach at xach.com> wrote:
> Lou Vanek <lou.vanek at gmail.com> writes:
>> FASL compatibility isn't required by me -- I just assumed that since I
>> had properly set up SBCL to automatically recompile stale fasls that I
>> had done the same for clozure, which I just figured out I did not. My
>> bad.
> The problem is not "stale" fasls in the normal sense of a fasl format
> change. The problem is that the package structure of ASDF changed from
> minor version to minor version, so fasls that reference one minor
> version's packages might contain invalid package references if you
> upgrade to a new minor version.
> If you attempt a recompile on any error, rather than just the invalid
> fasl error, you might be able to automatically get around this problem.
> Zach

You're, of course, correct, since this later version of clozure happily
loaded the older fasl/lx32fsl. So my new asdf :around method
that automatically recompiles stale fasls would not have fixed the
asdf-utilities issue.

Lou Vanek

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