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

Zach Beane xach at xach.com
Sun Mar 3 16:51:38 UTC 2013

Dave Cooper <david.cooper at genworks.com> writes:

> This is with no (in-package ...)  form at the beginning.
> In any case, it looks like as long as the .asd files are used as intended,
> then no package prefix is needed on the (defsystem ...), and no (in-package
> ...) is needed at the top (when using any ASDF version).
> I think the confusion started at a time when we were, for some reason,
> manually loading .asd files ourselves by calling (load ...),  ...

Not for me - I had problems with indentation when using plain (defsystem
...) and no problems with (asdf:defsystem ...), so I always used the


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