Windows problems: moratorium continues

Robert Goldman rpgoldman at
Wed Sep 14 14:32:18 UTC 2016

On 9/14/16 Sep 14 -9:27 AM, Elias Pipping wrote:
>> On 14 Sep 2016, at 16:00, Robert Goldman <rpgoldman at> wrote:
>> On 9/14/16 Sep 14 -6:14 AM, Faré wrote:
>>> I don't know whether that would help on Windows, but I have a fix for
>>> the require-system function that hopefully makes test-force stable, in
>>> !16 on gitlab.
>> Mostly I'm working my way back through history, then forward.
>> was broken because of the typo.
>> has the typo fixed, but fails test-clean-load on ecl_bytecodes.
>> I believe that this is spurious, though.  It's crashing on the code
>> that hooks into REQUIRE, and it crashes only when run as
>> make test-clean-load l=ecl_bytecodes
>> and NOT when run as
>> -c ecl_bytecodes
>> Here's the error:
>> An error occurred during initialization:
>> In form
>>   (APPENDF *LOAD-HOOKS* '(("asd" . SI:LOAD-SOURCE))))
>>         (LOOP :FOR
>>               PROVIDER
>>               :IN
>>               :COLLECT
>>                               *WRAPPED-MODULE-PROVIDER*
>>                               #'(LAMBDA (MODULE-NAME)
>>                                   (WRAP-MODULE-PROVIDER PROVIDER
>>                                                         MODULE-NAME))))))
>> Wrong number of arguments passed to function NIL..
>> I have checked what I thought was the obvious hypothesis: a NIL in
>> *MODULE-PROVIDER-FUNCTIONS* -- but that is not the cause.  And why the
>> intercession of "make" should matter, I cannot say.
> I believe that was fixed by the commit immediately after, namely 33a2560f8589ae5b436f0fc26a75591cf2edcc60, no?
> I could create a branch off of e.g. for your testing where I cherry-pick from the current master, throw out irrelevant merges and clean up the history a bit, to make things easier to bisect.

Thanks.  I'll work off and see if that works any better.

I don't think it's necessary to do a new branch, for now, at least.
I'll keep you posted on how things go.


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