[asdf-devel] ASDF with RMCL?

Pascal Costanza pc at p-cos.net
Thu Jan 20 13:32:37 UTC 2011

On 20 Jan 2011, at 14:26, Faré wrote:

> On 20 January 2011 06:49, Pascal Costanza <pc at p-cos.net> wrote:
>> It seems that ASDF 2.x doesn't work with RMCL (ASDF 1.x did). Is that a known issue?
> What is RMCL? Digitool's MCL? It might very well have bitrotten,
> since I don't think anyone has tried it since we started working on ASDF 2.
> I certainly don't have access to a machine capable of running it.

RMCL is being maintained, is available from http://code.google.com/p/mcl/ and runs on current Mac OS X versions. (This is just for information, not a hidden attempt to convince anyone to do the work to make ASDF 2 support it.)

> Look for places with #+clozure, and test the functions individually,
> making sure you have proper code with #+digitool. Also, some places
> may incorrectly be using #+ccl where #+clozure is meant, and even
> where it works, it is probably better to use #+(or clozure digitool).
> I would be particularly wary of functions created in recent refactorings,
> If you get it to work, please provide a patch, which I will apply.
> Also, it is nice if you can run the test suite.

I'll see what I can do, but cannot promise anything for the short run.

Thanks for the quick response!


Pascal Costanza, mailto:pc at p-cos.net, http://p-cos.net
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Software Languages Lab
Pleinlaan 2, B-1050 Brussel, Belgium

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