[Openmcl-devel] Github Contrib stuff?

mikel evins mevins at me.com
Tue Feb 14 04:15:05 UTC 2017


> On Feb 13, 2017, at 10:08 PM, Andrew Shalit <alms at clozure.com> wrote:
> 
> I see the argument for that, but it’s also helpful to have a directory somewhere of CCL-specific libraries and add-ons.  Any ideas where that could live?

The obvious solution is to create a parallel ccl-contrib repository on github. Many projects handle contribs in that or similar ways.

Quicklisp offers one example of a handy means of compiling and distributing libraries. It's not a solution in itself because Zach understandably wants to keep Quicklisp implementation-agnostic, but maybe one of us could make a small extension to quicklisp that borrows its facilities to easily find and download CCL contribs.

Or maybe just having a ccl-contrib repo on Github is enough.




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