:require dependency

Robert Goldman rpgoldman at sift.net
Mon Jun 29 14:41:18 UTC 2015

On 6/29/15 Jun 29 -9:26 AM, Didier Verna wrote:
> Robert Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.net> wrote:
>> According to the manual REQUIRE-SYSTEM is "... a version of
>> @code{load-system} that skips trying to update systems that are
>> already loaded."
>> There is no REQUIRE-OP.
>> There is a REQUIRE-SYSTEM which is a system whose loading is handled
>> by REQUIRE instead of native ASDF.
>   OK, this is what I figured in the meantime. But then, this seems to
>   contradict what the manual says (the part you're mentioning above).

Yes, Faré points out that it's confusing that we use the word REQUIRE
both for "the thing we do when we process a REQUIRE dependency" and for
REQUIRE-SYSTEM which is "LOAD-SYSTEM but with limits on the loading of


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