[Openmcl-devel] asdf-install and asdf in the openmcl distributions

Sven Van Caekenberghe sven at beta9.be
Fri Jan 16 06:21:59 UTC 2004


On 16 Jan 2004, at 07:06, Gary Byers wrote:
>
> On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Marco Baringer wrote:
>
>> what are odds on getting asdf+asdf-install included in the "official"
>> openmcl distributions?
>>
>> now that asdf-install has been ported to openmcl 0.14 i think this
>> would be a great service to newbies just starting with lisp.
>
> The good side of bundling packages like this with "official" relases
> is that (hopefully) the version distributed with the lisp release
> works with that lisp release.
>
> I suppose that the bad side is that the version of the package that's
> released a week after the lisp release might not work.  That doesn't
> sound any worse than the status quo.

I vote for including it.

After reading Edi Weitz's excellent ASDF INSTALL article, 
http://weitz.de/asdf-install/
you realize that this is an interesting technology to make openmcl more 
accessible.

Sven




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