Question about DEFSYSTEM-DEPENDS-ON
sionescu at cddr.org
Thu Sep 22 15:49:12 UTC 2016
> On 9/22/16 Sep 22 -9:25 AM, Stelian Ionescu wrote:
> > [...]
> >>> This is the problem I would most like to see solved in ASDF.
> >> (defsystem "foo-test"
> >> :defsystem-depends-on ("fiveam") :depends-on ("foo")
> >> :class "fiveam-asdf:fiveam-tester-system"
> >> :components (("some-system:its-component-class" "myfile" ...) ...) ...)
> >> This has been working since 2.31.4.
> >> IIRC, it was Stelian who prodded me to get D-D-O working properly.
> > I try to use as many ASDF features as possible and useful, and I think that you can point to iolib.asd as the golden example of current best practices.
> > And yes, I had some issues with D-D-O and Fare fixed them.
> I'm boggled. I have been complaining about this issue in the past, and
> I attach an email from February of this year, in which Faré clearly
> implies that there is no solution to the D-D-O/package bad package
> interaction issues. See his point #3.
> And now.... it's been fixed for years? It seems like if so, even Faré
> had forgotten....
I think that there are sometimes misunderstandings on mailing lists and probably the best way to avoid them is to have better documentation. Faré :) ?
Also, maybe I'll get to blogging about best practices in writing ASDF extensions.
Stelian Ionescu a.k.a. fe[nl]ix
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