Impact on modifying the current planning code (was Re: Plans for ASDF 3.3)

Mark Evenson evenson at
Thu May 4 15:52:04 UTC 2017

On 5/4/17 17:08, Faré wrote:
> Dear Mark,
> thanks for your request. I'm not sure I understand how your ASDF
> dependencies do or don't map to MVN entities, though. I also don't
> understand the maven model very well.

> In case (a), it probably should be a special subclass of SYSTEM. In
> case (b) a component with a single file pathname should be fine. In
> case (c) I would probably also have some subclass of SYSTEM do it, and
> use one or many secondary systems.

Exactly what I needed to know. I'll rebase my inheritance off of
ASDF:SYSTEM instead of ASDF:COMPONENT, working off your 'plan' branch.
More questions when I have an implementation to kick around…


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