[asdf-devel] Alternate default lisp system location

Pascal Costanza pc at p-cos.net
Wed Mar 12 06:49:17 UTC 2014

This has the potential of messing up already existing configurations (again!). The choice of ~/lisp would certainly mess up mine, and I can imagine many other scenarios. Please don't do that.


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> On 12 Mar 2014, at 04:44, "Robert P. Goldman" <rpgoldman at sift.info> wrote:
> Faré wrote:
>>> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 11:30 PM, Robert P. Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.info> wrote:
>>>>>> How would you all feel about an alternate default location for lisp
>>>>>> systems, in addition to
>>>>>> ~/.local/share/common-lisp/source/
>> NB: I think a new additional location under ~/ for CL code would be great,
>> and just *before* 3.1.1 is released would be the perfect time for it, since
>> users can then rely on #-asdf3.1 for their backward compatibility recipes.
>> I personally used ~/cl/ but think ~/common-lisp/ would be great too,
>> and while I think ~/lisp/ is a bit misleading I would accept it as
>> well. I really dislike ~/asdf-systems/ since other tools (e.g. XCVB)
>> may want to use the same path, too.
> I'm ok with either ~/common-lisp/ or *both* ~/common-lisp/ *and* ~/cl/,
> whatever is the sense of the community.
> Let's make up our minds quickly, though, and make the change.
> I agree that 3.1.1 is a good time, and I would like to get the change
> into the manual now, too.
> Best,
> r

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