[Asdf-devel] minimakefile branch
rpgoldman at sift.net
Tue Jul 29 19:14:03 UTC 2014
Kambiz Darabi wrote:
> Hi Faré,
> do you think it is now obsolete to create a test git repo which contains
> the dependencies as git subtrees?
> There is probably a small value in having a repo with versions of the
> dependencies which are known to work. But I'm not sure about the
> trade-off of having an additional repo.
> Sorry that I didn't get around creating that repo earlier but I will
> have some time during the next week and could do so, if deemed
Sorry to have taken so long to get back to you.
No, I do not think it would be unreasonable to have a git repository
with submodules for the minimakefile dependencies.
I don't regularly use quicklisp, and I have stubbed my toes several
times trying to get the current (pre minimakefile) build infrastructure
to work -- or to keep working, as one or the other support libraries
changes and requires new versions of dependencies, etc.
I would not like ASDF development to rely on the Quicklisp distribution
staying in sync. We can't rely on Xach to provide support for these
tools -- it's not part of the Quicklisp charter. The QL charter is only
to make a good-faith attempt to provide a consistent set of lisp libraries.
I'm afraid I haven't really kept abreast of progress on git submodules,
so I don't know the current state of the art.
Anything you could do in this direction would be very welcome.
> On 2014-07-20 03:01 CEST, Faré <fahree at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I hadn't tested the minimakefile branch with quicklisp, so of course
>> it wasn't working. Fixed. All you need to bootstrap the asdf-tools is
>> a recent quicklisp (and possibly removing antique cl-ppcre packages
>> from debian that might take precedence).
>> I just realized that with quicklisp, asdf:load-system seems to load
>> already-installed quicklisp packages, but not install new ones, for
>> which you need ql:quickload. Xach, is that on purpose?
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