*LOAD-TRUENAME* and ASDF
layer at franz.com
Wed Aug 31 22:03:22 UTC 2016
Robert Goldman wrote:
>> 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.
Got it. Thanks.
>> Hence my new FAQ entry...
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