[asdf-devel] How to specify to ASDF to load system from current directory?

Faré fahree at gmail.com
Thu Nov 7 00:59:04 UTC 2013

—♯ƒ • François-René ÐVB Rideau •Reflection&Cybernethics• http://fare.tunes.org

On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 3:00 PM, Robert Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.net> wrote:
> Faré wrote:
>> I disrecommend pushing '*default-pathname-defaults* into the
>> *central-registry* — that makes system loading less predictable,
>> depending on the binding of this variable.
>> Instead, I recommend pushing an actual pathname object (that may
>> happen to be the current value of *d-p-d* or of (uiop:getcwd), if you
>> insist), so that the value remains well-defined in the face of
>> rebinding of the variable.
>> Or better, edit your ~/.config/common-lisp/source-registry.conf and
>> register your software there. Or for temporary stuff, export a
>> CL_SOURCE_REGISTRY, or call asdf:initialize-source-registry with a
>> parameter.
> So something like
>   (ASDF:INITIALIZE-SOURCE-REGISTRY `(:source-registry (:DIRECTORY ,DIR) :inherit-configuration)))
> and
> ?
This doesn't *add* the directory to the configuration, but each time
overwrites the previous configuration to use this directory, then the
rest of the normal configuration from environment variables,
configuration files, defaults, etc.

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