[asdf-devel] how to add one more directory to an initialized registry?

Robert P. Goldman rpgoldman at sift.info
Mon Feb 17 16:51:41 UTC 2014

Faré wrote:
>> Faré, why is it that *source-registry-parameter* is exported?  It seems
>> > like a cache, and I don't understand why the user would need access to it.
>> >
> You must be confusing *source-registry* and *source-registry-parameter*.
> The former is the cache after searching the various paths, and is private.
> The latter is the parameter provided to initialize-source-registry,
> and is exported specifically so that users may introspect what a another
> part of the program previous provided, and incrementally modify it.
> That's a feature that was requested by several users
> before I implemented it and exported the variable.

Is this written up somewhere (e.g., launchpad)?*

If you can point me to such a description, I will add it to the manual.
 Currently, there's no docstring, nor is the variable mentioned in the


* Alas, it seems with the new mailing list service at cl.net, we can
only retrieve messages from the archive with a precise designator.  I
have no idea how to search the archive now.  :-(

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