[asdf-devel] clisp, logical pathnames, and ASDF

Faré fahree at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 16:36:16 UTC 2014

> If I pass the :lisp value to the NAMESTRING, ENSURE-PATHNAME *does* call
> Yes, looking at the spec for PARSE-NAMESTRING, this is a bug:
> "If host is nil and thing is a syntactically valid logical pathname
> namestring containing an explicit host, then it is parsed as a logical
> pathname namestring."
> So this is a clisp fail, 2.49 on Mac OS X (from Mac Ports).
> If it works for you, perhaps this has already been fixed.  I don't have
> time to build and run clisp from the repo.
I confirm that the bug is present in the CLISP package provided by
Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, and not present in the CLISP binary I compiled
from the most recent hg. So it must be a relatively recent bug fix.

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