ASDF is 3.2 release candidate

Faré fahree at
Thu Dec 29 05:02:58 UTC 2016

On Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 11:50 PM, Anton Vodonosov <avodonosov at> wrote:
>> You're in luck: ASDF 3.2.0's new uiop:launch-program supports running
>> asynchronously and getting the process ID — at least if you run on
>> SBCL and other good implementations.
> Cool. (I use CCL - is it supported?).
Yes, CCL is supported. Mind that CCL's background thread will read
from stdin in competition with any interactive subprocess you run,
though, unless you use my single-threaded-ccl to refrain from running
that thread (at which point you have to manually flush stdout and

>> And you only need that on the master Lisp that launches the other
>> subprocesses, so it doesn't have to work on all platforms.
> Yes. CCL on various OSes is needed, do you think it will work?
> Also, it's desirable the target file to be appended, not overwriten.
> Is that possible currently?
I believe that :append is indeed possible with CCL and launch-program,
but you'd have to double-check.

>> NB: If you're not using it yet, you might be interested in the
>> lisp-invocation library.

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