[asdf-devel] asdf-utilities

Faré fahree at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 06:38:59 UTC 2010

On 11 October 2010 12:12, Zach Beane <xach at xach.com> wrote:
> 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.
Maybe ASDF should be made to have a (:nicknames "ASDF-UTILITIES")
for the purpose of compatibility with such files while we obsolete that name?

> 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.
That's another solution.

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