[asdf-devel] :default-component-class and custom module classes

Faré fahree at gmail.com
Mon May 7 11:12:34 UTC 2012

On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 12:22 AM, Nikodemus Siivola
<nikodemus at random-state.net> wrote:
> I was trying to make a custom module class, which would have provided
>        (setf (module-default-component-class ret)
>              (or default-component-class
>                  (and (typep parent 'module)
>                       (module-default-component-class parent))))
> means that does work as I hoped it would. The closest I can get is by
> overriding ASDF::MODULE-DEFAULT-COMPONENT-CLASS method, but that seems
> fairly icky.
> Is there a better way?
ASDF has been using the more traditional method (however arguably less flexible)
of specifying default values via initform.

So, in your module class's defclass, use
  (default-component-class :initform 'my-component-class)

Does that do what you want?

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