[asdf-devel] Re: Another grammar question

Faré fare at tunes.org
Mon Feb 24 03:30:00 UTC 2014

On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 12:11 PM, Robert Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.net> wrote:
> The :REQUIRE directive seems undocumented.
> Under what circumstances is it acceptable?
If I remember the intent and interpret the source code correctly,
it is always acceptable, but highly non-portable, and is thus better
guarded by a
(:feature :sbcl (:require :sb-posix))
(:feature :ecl (:require :sockets))
or some such.

The result being that your component depends on a system that when
loaded calls (require name).

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