[asdf-devel] Alternate default lisp system location

Robert P. Goldman rpgoldman at sift.net
Thu Mar 13 04:08:14 UTC 2014

Seriously, my source code is not config data, so IMO the XDG standard has nothing to say about where it's placed. Unlike the case for config files.

If my source code is to be hidden from me in a config directory what, pray tell is my home directory for?

On March 12, 2014 10:10:20 PM CDT, Daniel Herring <dherring at tentpost.com> wrote:
>On Wed, 12 Mar 2014, Robert P. Goldman wrote:
>> ~/asdf-local-paths/
>> would work for me.
>> Squawks sooner rather than later, please.
>If we are decided on adding a default path, please make it consistent
>the other XDG stuff in ASDF...
>I'm not XDG guru, but here's a link to the standard...
>It looks like default paths would belong under $XDG_DATA_HOME and 
>Looking at the current ASDF manual, it appears that there is already
>support for this concept?
>The source registry will be configured from a default configuration.
>configuration may allow for implementation-specific systems to be
>for systems to be found the current directory (at the time that the 
>configuration is initialized) as well as :directory entries for 
>$XDG_DATA_DIRS/common-lisp/systems/ and :tree entries for 
>$XDG_DATA_DIRS/common-lisp/source/. For instance, SBCL will include 
>directories for its contribs when it can find them; it will look for
>where SBCL was installed, or at the location specified by the SBCL_HOME
>environment variable

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