[asdf-devel] maybe hot-upgrade of ASDF is not needed anymore

Anton Vodonosov avodonosov at yandex.ru
Thu Feb 7 21:56:29 UTC 2013

08.02.2013, 01:43, "Robert Goldman" <rpgoldman at sift.info>:
> On 2/7/13 Feb 7 -3:36 PM, Anton Vodonosov wrote:
>>  08.02.2013, 01:34, "Robert Goldman" <rpgoldman at sift.info>:
>>>  I'm still not following you.  If I have a stale copy of ASDF that came
>>>  with my implementation, and I load it,
>>  No, you do not load stale version.
> Is this always achievable?
> I don't know enough about the range of implementations to know if it's
> always possible to avoid loading a stale ASDF.
> Is there any case where the implementation uses ASDF enough that one
> must load ASDF in order to get the implementation into a position where
> it can load Quicklisp?

I haven't tested all the implementations. Fare told me once that 
he is not aware of any implementation that loads ASDF without you explicitly doing a (require "asdf").

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