[Asdf-devel] ASDF test failure on MKCL linux

Robert P. Goldman rpgoldman at sift.info
Tue Nov 4 04:28:36 UTC 2014

Jean-Claude Beaudoin wrote:

> I think I just found out the environmental discrepancy between your
> setup and mine.
> test-program.script depends on system :lisp-invocation from XCVB and
> will happily skip over the whole test if that demand is not satisfied.
> XCVB is not currently part of my readily available configuration. Thus
> nothing shows up on my side when I test ASDF.
> In a patch I provided to you to port ASDF 3.0.3 to MKCL and that you
> applied on 2014-03-17, I submitted in test-program.script a way to run
> the test without that "XCVB/lisp-invocation" dependency but that code
> got removed by the commit applied right after yours.
> Currently test-program.script seems to be the only test requiring XCVB.
> Is this requirement really worth the overhead it imposes?

Actually, we pulled lisp-invocation into ASDF as a git submodule (it was
liberated from XCVB).  You should get this lisp invocation automatically.

Please go to your ext/ subdirectory and populate the git submodules
there, and try again.


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