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* Decree that versions older than 2 years are not supported,
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  remove them from upgrade tests. We should already not support
  anything older than 2.014.5 from Quicklisp, or so.
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  Yet, we should keep supporting upgrading from what vendors provide
  — so push them to provide recent stuff.
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* ASDF 3.2: moving toward cross-compilation.
   This would allow to get all or most of the benefits of XCVB
   (reproducibility, scalability, applicability to mobile platforms, etc.),
   except without the backward incompatibility of XCVB.
** Need to further split asdf:perform in two parts:
   A part that runs on the host and specifies (as SEXP or string to read)
   a form that must be evaluated on the target machine, not the host.
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   A trivial that runs on the target and doesn't require the network
   of objects related to the ASDF plan to be present,
   or even ASDF itself, for the matter (though UIOP, yes, for sanity).
** Audit all the current specializers of perform, and offer them a new way;
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   they can keep the perform method to run on older versions of ASDF.
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** Modify SBCL and other implementations so they provide UIOP
   independently from ASDF?
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* XCL has bad bugs:
  make-pathname doesn't handle :type nil properly and
  has massive lossage in logical-pathname support.
  If using block () and return in search-for-system-definition
  instead of return-from, XCL mistakenly has the return jump
  to the end of the try function or something.
  It also takes a long time for errors to propagate into a debugging REPL —
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  Maybe O(n^3) behavior or worse in walking the C++ stack?
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  The backtrace frames may contains unprintable objects.
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* GCL is almost working again; but implementation bugs remain.
  See November 2013 discussion on gcl-devel

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* Some out-of-line configuration mechanism for various options?
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  i.e. let configuration files override some variables around compilation of some systems.
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* Find an easier way to bind variables around compilation and loading of files

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* Find out why ABCL fails the timestamp propagation test.
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* Fix bugs on http://bugs.launchpad.net/asdf/+bugs
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* fix directory-files to not return directories on CCL, etc. Add tests.
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* use cl-test-grid to see if asdf-user can :use most (all?) of UIOP.
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  Unhappily, on SBCL, sb-grovel uses asdf and sb-ext,
  which causes a clash with run-program.
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  Or has this been changed long enough ago? Can it be special-cased?
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* have a mode to explain WHY a component needs to be recompiled.
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* have a better defsystem form verifier - see lp#1007335
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* have a function verify-strict-asd that can verify a asd is pure lp#541562
  Then if it passes, use load-strict-asd.
  If not, optionally issue a warning. Start migrating people toward that.
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* have with-input-file use the encodings mechanism?
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* have a single test .asd that tests as many features as possible, use it for upgrade test.
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* implement deferred warnings support on lispworks
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* work with cl-test-grid to eliminate deferred warnings from quicklisp libraries
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* fix upgrade on clisp, cmucl, abcl (if still broken)
** Extract minimal test case, build a battery of automated tests
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* Bug found by fe[nl]ix: infinite loop if the definitions in an asd file
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  are not in strict defsystem-depends-on dependency order.
** At least document the issue.
** Real solution: defer parsing and evaluation of defsystem forms.
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* Learn to use cl-grid-test, to make sure ASDF changes don't break stuff,
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 and that breakage gets fixed quickly.
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* Include some ABL test for stassats's (now obsolete?) thing:
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   (asdf:enable-asdf-binary-locations-compatibility
    :centralize-lisp-binaries t :default-toplevel-directory *fasl-dir*)
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* Make load-op a generic operation that selects the proper strategy
  for each system, module or file, according to component properties and user-configuration:
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  compile the lisp file then load the fasl (load-fasl-op on a cl-source-file),
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  load the lisp file without compiling (load-source-op),
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  compile all files for the system, link them and load the result
   (load-fasl-op on the system),
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  compile all files for the system *and* its dependencies, link and load (monolithic-load-fasl-op),
  concatenate all files for the system, then load the result (load-concatenated-source-op),
  concatenate all files for the system, then link them and load the result (load-compiled-concatenated-op),
  concatenate all files for the system *and* its dependencies, link and load (monolithic-load-compiled-concatenated-op).
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* operation cleanup?
** Kill backward-compat functions after all clients have moved on.
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** Kill original-initargs -- BEWARE, it currently has clients!
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* Get rid of component-properties
** directly use component-properties:
*** yaclml.asd => misguided :features for version comparison
*** amazon-ecs-20110418-git/amazon-ecs.asd => :website property
*** hemlock.asd => bad implementation of latin1 encodings
** .asd use :properties
*** arnesi, arnesi+ => :features, misguided for version comparison and pseudo #+features
*** lkcas, thopter => :long-name
*** cl-irc cliki-bot rss cl-syslog com.informatimago.clext
   com.informatimago.clisp com.informatimago.clmisc
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.arithmetic
   om.informatimago.common-lisp.bank
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.cesarum
   com.informatimago.common-lisp com.informatimago.common-lisp.csv
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   com.informatimago.common-lisp.heap
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.html-base
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.html-generator
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.html-parser
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.http
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.interactive
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.invoice
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.lisp
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.lisp.ibcl
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.lisp.stepper
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.lisp-reader
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.lisp-sexp
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.lisp-text
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.parser
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.picture
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.regexp
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.rfc2822
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.rfc3548
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.telnet
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.unix
   linc
   com.informatimago.lispdoc
   com.informatimago.lua
   com.informatimago.cocoa-playground
   com.informatimago.objcl
   com.informatimago.rdp
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   com.informatimago.rdp.basic.example
   com.informatimago.rdp.example
   com.informatimago.susv3
   com.informatimago.common-lisp.tools.make-depends
   com.informatimago.xcode
   spartns
   xlunit
   => (uninterned!)
   #:author-email #:date
   (#:albert #:output-dirs)
   (#:albert #:formats)
   (#:albert #:docbook #:template)
   (#:albert #:docbook #:bgcolor)
   (#:albert #:docbook #:textcolor)
   (#:albert #:docbook #:dtd)
*** portableaserve
   =>
   ("system" "author" "email")
   ("albert" "presentation" "output-dir")
   ("albert" "presentation" "formats")
   ("albert" "docbook" "dtd")
   ("albert" "docbook" "template")
*** com.clearly-useful.generic-collection-interface => :com.clearly-useful
*** metatilities
   => :ait-timeout :system-applicable-p
*** ucw ucw-core 
   =>
   version
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* ASDF4: search for this tag, rename things (incompatibly, thus) and cleanup code.