[asdf-devel] Make the CL syntax predictable
sionescu at cddr.org
Sat Mar 29 19:07:09 UTC 2014
On Sat, 2014-03-29 at 19:59 +0100, Pascal Costanza wrote:
> >>> That's not how it works, unless you include a bit for *rdff* in the
> >>> name of the fasl cache directory — and since the planning is done
> >>> based on pathnames before the compilation happens, that should still
> >>> be *rdff* at the beginning of compilation. Otherwise, the build is not
> >>> deterministic, and two different toplevel programs will poison each
> >>> other's builds.
> >> …not even if you :force t?
> > If you make :force t the default, you lose incrementality, and fast
> > startup time for end-user scripts. If you say "things are unsafe by
> > default", you lose modularity and you make it impossible to distribute
> > scripts to end users. Either way, if you don't have a deterministic
> > build *by default*, easy deployment of scripts to end-users is not
> > possible anymore.
> I understand your desire for deterministic builds. I don’t understand your desire for deterministic builds being the default.
Utterances like this is what makes "academic" an insult in certain
Stelian Ionescu a.k.a. fe[nl]ix
Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur.
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