[Asdf-devel] :FORCE

Faré fahree at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 22:01:03 UTC 2014

On Sun, Apr 6, 2014 at 1:42 PM, Robert P. Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.info> wrote:
> In the discussion of CLEAR-SYSTEM, I see the following parenthetical:
> (It was once conceived that one should provide
> a list of systems the recompilation of which to force
> as the @code{:force} keyword argument to @code{load-system};
> but this has never worked, and though the feature was fixed in ASDF 2.000,
> it remains @code{cerror}'ed out as nobody ever used it.)
> Is that correct?
> I thought that :FORCE *did* accept these?  I'm commenting this out for now.
This was correct for about a year,
between 1.700 (2010-04-15) and 2.014.4 (2011-04-05).

I eventually fixed the feature for good, being its first user ever,
and possibly the only one still.

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