[asdf-devel] Suggested patches for ASDF

Robert Goldman rpgoldman at sift.info
Fri Sep 9 19:55:58 UTC 2011

On 9/9/11 Sep 9 -2:50 PM, Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 9:37 PM, Robert Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.info
> <mailto:rpgoldman at sift.info>> wrote:
>     I think it is safe (shouldn't interfere with any other implementations
>     use of ASDF), but this use of *FEATURES* at *run-time* instead of the
>     conventional use at compile-time makes me feel a little uncomfortable.
>     It feels to me like an abuse of a facility.
> Right now this is how my two compilers expose their presence to their
> users. I do not see how this could be an abuse and why further variables
> are needed. Besides, this is ECL's design, not ASDF's.

OK.  But why do you need to do

(member :foo *features*)

instead of



That was the original question.


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