Commit f488f3f0 authored by Francois-Rene Rideau's avatar Francois-Rene Rideau
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Tweak: operation-designator, not operation-class-designator.

parent 88d99875
......@@ -127,13 +127,15 @@ You can put together sentences using this phrase."))
;;;; upward-operation, downward-operation, sideway-operation, selfward-operation
;; These together handle actions that propagate along the component hierarchy or operation universe.
(with-upgradability ()
(deftype operation-class-designator ()
'(or symbol class))
(deftype operation-designator ()
;; an operation, nil designates a context-dependent current operation,
;; class-name or class designates an instance of the designated class.
'(or operation null symbol class))
(defclass downward-operation (operation)
:initform nil :initarg :downward-operation :reader downward-operation
:type operation-class-designator :allocation :class))
:type operation-designator :allocation :class))
(:documentation "A DOWNWARD-OPERATION's dependencies propagate down the component hierarchy.
I.e., if O is a DOWNWARD-OPERATION and its DOWNWARD-OPERATION slot designates operation D, then
the action (O . M) of O on module M will depends on each of (D . C) for each child C of module M.
......@@ -146,7 +148,7 @@ children of the MODULE must have been loaded with LOAD-OP (resp. compiled with C
(defclass upward-operation (operation)
:initform nil :initarg :upward-operation :reader upward-operation
:type operation-class-designator :allocation :class))
:type operation-designator :allocation :class))
(:documentation "An UPWARD-OPERATION has dependencies that propagate up the component hierarchy.
I.e., if O is an instance of UPWARD-OPERATION, and its UPWARD-OPERATION slot designates operation U,
then the action (O . C) of O on a component C that has the parent P will depends on (U . P).
......@@ -162,7 +164,7 @@ must first be prepared for loading or compiling with PREPARE-OP."))
(defclass sideway-operation (operation)
:initform nil :initarg :sideway-operation :reader sideway-operation
:type operation-class-designator :allocation :class))
:type operation-designator :allocation :class))
(:documentation "A SIDEWAY-OPERATION has dependencies that propagate \"sideway\" to siblings
that a component depends on. I.e. if O is a SIDEWAY-OPERATION, and its SIDEWAY-OPERATION slot
designates operation S (where NIL designates O itself), then the action (O . C) of O on component C
......@@ -179,7 +181,7 @@ each of its declared dependencies must first be loaded as by LOAD-OP."))
:initarg :selfward-operation ;; NB: no :initform -- if an operation depends on another one,
;; which that is must explicitly specified.
:type operation-class-designator :reader selfward-operation :allocation :class))
:type operation-designator :reader selfward-operation :allocation :class))
(:documentation "A SELFWARD-OPERATION depends on another operation on the same component.
I.e., if O is a SELFWARD-OPERATION, and its SELFWARD-OPERATION designates operation S, then
the action (O . C) of O on component C depends on (S . C).
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