[Ecls-list] Re: How to get ASDF working?

Juan Jose Garcia Ripoll lisp at arrakis.es
Wed Nov 17 04:23:02 UTC 2004

R. Mattes wrote:

>Ok, here it comes, first the file layout:
> ralf at hobbes:/etc$ ls -la /usr/share/common-lisp/source/md5/md5.asd 
> -rw-r--r--    1 root     root          941 Sep  7  2003
> /usr/share/common-lisp/source/md5/md5.asd
> ralrwxr-xr-x    1 root     root           21 Jun 15 19:44
> /usr/share/common-lisp/systems/md5.asd -> ../source/md5/md5.asdlf
>and how ecl sees it: 
> > (si::file-kind "/usr/share/common-lisp/systems/md5.asd" t)
> Top level.
> >  (truename "/usr/share/common-lisp/systems/md5.asd")
> Filesystem error with pathname
>  #P"/usr/share/common-lisp/systems/md5.asd".
> Either the file cannot be accessed or the pathname is not a valid one.
> Broken at TRUENAME.
>So ecl sees the file but can't follow the link.
Ok, I see the problem and have been able to reproduce it in my computer. 
Basically, ECL gets confused by the relative link. I will have a look 
where it fails to follow it.


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