Testing Quicklisp with ASDF
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Sun Sep 17 21:52:24 UTC 2017
On Fri, Jun 2, 2017 at 2:14 AM, Anton Vodonosov <avodonosov at yandex.ru> wrote:
> I mean is it impossible to keep existing forever (implemented in terms of the new, better API)?
Some functions have a horrible API that is error-prone or misdefined
and should NOT be used by anyone when better APIs are available.
RUN-SHELL-COMMAND is a case in point — that horrible function must
die, it's a security nightmare as well as a usability absurdity.
SYSTEM-DEFINITION-PATHNAME was historically doing the wrong thing; we
provide an approximation of what it used to do in terms of supported
interfaces, but the only way to be sure that the user doesn't mean
something crazy in terms of the old meaning is to migrate to the new
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