Robert Goldman rpgoldman at sift.net
Wed Aug 31 21:53:55 UTC 2016

On 8/31/16 Aug 31 -4:13 PM, Kevin Layer wrote:
> Robert Goldman wrote:
>>> At any rate, we pretty much established that in an ASDF-loaded system,
>>> *load-pathname* is likely to be garbagy, because at load time it
>>> typically holds the pathname of the *RELOCATED* FASL file, which is of
>>> no use to anyone.
> And *load-truename* doesn't?  That has me confused...

No, you are right, they are *both* broken in ASDF-loaded systems.

Sorry -- what I was trying to say is that I don't think it's worth
arguing about the distinction between the two (in connection with
ASDF-loaded systems), because each is useless.

Hence my new FAQ entry...

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