[asdf-devel] Alternate default lisp system location

Zach Beane xach at xach.com
Wed Mar 12 19:08:31 UTC 2014

Faré <fahree at gmail.com> writes:

> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 2:25 PM, Zach Beane <xach at xach.com> wrote:
>> Dave Cooper <david.cooper at genworks.com> writes:
>>> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 2:05 PM, Zach Beane <xach at xach.com> wrote:
>>> I don't think I want to read loud announcements from ASDF. If it isn't
>>>> acting like I want, I'd rather read about how to make it do what I want
>>>> in a tutorial or manual.
>>> Loud announcement only in the initial ASDF release when the new default
>>> directory is first introduced. In subsequent ASDF releases the announcement
>>> would go away.
>> I don't think it's a suitable way to communicate with me, even if it
>> only happens for a certain period of time.
> I'm not sure what way of communicating you recommend, for changes in
> default behavior of ASDF or recommended practice in using it.

I'd like to see the behavior clearly documented in the manual and
explained in a release announcement or blog post or tutorial or all of
the above.

I don't want the software to print extra things out during some
transition period.


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