[CM] slime cm-2.10 and ASDF

Ralf Mattes rm at seid-online.de
Tue Jul 30 13:44:16 PDT 2013

On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 03:16:12PM -0500, Heinrich Taube wrote:
> > There is no such thing as "slime's asdf". Slime sends and receives
> what i was trying to say is the asdf in question does not seem to be cm2's asdf, the error is happening under the compilation of slime/swank files, not cm files. if i were installing now i would certainly be using quicklisp

Ok. The problem is not an old asd file but rather a too-old version of asdf itself.
>From the relevant code:

 ;;; If ASDF is too old, punt.
 ;; Quicklisp has 2.014.6 for the longest time, now 2.26.
 ;; CLISP ships with 2.11? Too bad, have them upgrade or
 ;; install an upgrade yourself and configure *asdf-path*
 ;; It's just not worth the hassle supporting something
 ;; that doesn't even have COERCE-PATHNAME.

CLISP seems to be a bit behind the rest of the world.
Anyway, either the OP needs to install a newer version of ASDF
or use quicklisp (which provides a new asdf version).

 Cheers, RalfD

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