Stas has alienated long-time ASDF maintainer Robert Goldman

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  • cl-ppcre

    Common Lisp regular expression library

    That thread is not complete context; see also e.g. and

  • flexi-streams

    Flexible bivalent streams for Common Lisp


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  • cl-fad

    Portable pathname library for Common Lisp

    That thread is not complete context; see also e.g. and

  • portable-condition-system

    A portable Common Lisp condition system

    That's what modern ASDF attempts to do, e.g. with package-inferred systems - system definitions are based on reading DEFPACKAGE and UIOP:DEFINE-PACKAGE forms without executing them. Still, that depends on people having standalone DEFPACKAGE and UIOP:DEFINE-PACKAGE forms that aren't e.g. generated by MACROLET or SYMBOL-MACROLET which famously require code execution for the forms to be created - and even I wrote code that uses macros to generate package forms.

  • sbcl

    Mirror of Steel Bank Common Lisp (SBCL)'s official repository (by death)

    I can point to my patch which is actually from 2018. Often I just fix things for myself and don't report to anyone else (maybe remark on IRC sometimes when relevant), but in this case, it obviously wasn't just me who had issues with these warnings: just look at the threads under discussion. At some point they got added and systems which worked for years got "broken". It wasn't stassats who broke them, it was ASDF. Patches for some of them were written to "restore order", and stassats chose not to merge them.

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