[asdf-devel] Make the CL syntax predictable

Anton Vodonosov avodonosov at yandex.ru
Fri Mar 14 02:07:26 UTC 2014

The tests on have completed.

No regressions detected, here is the report:

The only failure is teepeedee2, which fails because of its own problem
- it includes in its source code libraries like babel, incompatible
with babel from quicklisp.

The lisps tested:

I am now preparing to test the patch. Fare, you say on the lates
SBCL, therefore I have build sbcl-1.1.16. Will test on it.

Best regards,
- Anton

12.03.2014, 05:48, "Faré" <fahree at gmail.com>:
> Dear Anton,
> can you (1) run cl-test-grid on all implementations with, our
> release candidate?
> can you run the cl-test-grid on at least SBCL with the latest ASDF and
> the attached patch?
> In writing my article "ASDF3, or Why Lisp is Now an Acceptable
> Scripting Language", one of the limitations I list is the mess of
> uncontrollable syntax.
> This would fix it... but might break dirty files that side-effect the
> current syntax
> without first creating and using a new readtable. Breaking these files
> is actually desired, but we need to check how large is the issue
> before we do it (if we do).
> I figure that, like any other potentially disruptive change, it is
> best done just before a release that defines a new features, in this
> case, #+asdf3.1
> Of course, I won't commit any such thing to master without maintainer approval.
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