[Ecls-list] Strange things with packages
creelman.david at gmail.com
Mon Dec 29 03:44:23 UTC 2008
I'm working on a utility called cl-remind (git://github.com/kreely/cl-reminders.git)
and I'm having a problem with a package using another package.
my package defs look something like the following :-
(:use :cl :asdf :debug)
(:export :..... various stuff
:components ((:file "date-calcs")))
(:use :cl :dates :debug)
(:export :rem-text :print-reminders :check-reminder))
:depends-on (:dates :debug)
:components ( (:file "reminder-calcs")))
However, when I load up reminders via (require 'reminders), I can't see
any of the date exports.
In SBCL I can. Is this something non-standard that SBCL does to help that
ECL is a bit more strict about ?
If anyone is interested in seeing this happen, simply git pull on the
above url and from within ECL, do (load "remindme").
I thought that a package that had a :use clause caused those :used exports
to be available to the package (kind of like importing I guess) and to anyone
else using the package that did the import.
If I've misunderstood packages in lisp or ECL, please feel free to point me in
the right direction.
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