[asdf-devel] printing the symbol asdf:defsystem for .asd file

Stas Boukarev stassats at gmail.com
Sun Mar 3 13:36:24 UTC 2013

Faré <fahree at gmail.com> writes:

>>>: Dave Cooper
>>> I have a little utility which emits the .asd files for me, with a form like:
>>>   `(asdf:defsystem ,(something-to-make-my-system-name) :description "blah"
>>> … )
> If you print that form while *package* is bound to something that uses ASDF,
> (such as ASDF-USER, on 2.31), then it will omit the prefix.
>>> Or should I put some (in-package ...) statement at the top of the .asd
>>> file, and use plain defsystem with no package prefix?
>>: stassats
>> You don't need to have prefixes already, when .asd is loaded ASDF
>> creates a temporary package, which uses ASDF package.
> In ASDF1 and ASDF2, indeed, .asd files are read from
> a temporary package ASDF~D that uses ASDF.
> In ASDF3, we're using a permanent package ASDF-USER instead,
> and usual hygiene rules apply.
So, if you define your own operation classes, you need to create a new

With best regards, Stas.

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