[slime-devel] Re: Re: CVS version can't find swank?

R. Mattes rm at mh-freiburg.de
Sat Jan 21 22:02:16 UTC 2006

On Fri, 20 Jan 2006 22:40:02 +0100, Helmut Eller wrote:

> * R. Mattes [2006-01-20 15:29+0100] writes:
>> Could anyone please enlighten me on the reason for this change?
> Read the thread "Make it possible to keep FASL files in source
> directory"

Ah, that explains a lot. Thank for fixing it, i too have software
that depends on swank being available after loading the system

>> There's an ASDF system called 'swank' - shouldn't loading this 
>> system enable swank in my image?  Isn't loading thw swank package the
>> whole point of the ASDF file?
>> Miracles ?
> The official way to load swank is swank-loader.lisp.  The ASDF file is
> primarily a convenience for SBCL users.  I don't use the ASDF file and
> didn't update it properly before committing the change.  It should
> work again in the newest version.

Sorry, but looking at the "Make it posssible ..." thread it seems as if
you start reinventing ASDF :-)

 Cheers & thanks RalfD

> Helmut.

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