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

Faré fahree at gmail.com
Mon Feb 17 17:16:17 UTC 2014

On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 12:07 PM, Robert P. Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.info> wrote:
> Faré wrote:
>>>> 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.
> Sorry, what I meant was that s-r-p is a cache of the previously-provided
> parameter to initialize-source-registry.
> OK, that will be our documentation.  I believe that this variable should
> be read only (hence my characterization of it as a cache).
Well, the only useful way to write it is by calling initialize-source-registry;
direct changes to it via setf will not have any effect beside confusing
whoever will read it next (including i-s-r itself if called without a

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