Thanks to Eric Timmons, ASDF now provides hooks to extend how it parses
Warning! These interfaces are experimental, and as such are not exported from the ASDF package yet. We plan to export them in ASDF 3.4.0. If you use them before they are exported, please subscribe to https://gitlab.common-lisp.net/asdf/asdf/-/issues/76 so you are made aware of any changes.
This is the core function for parsing a system definition. At the moment, we do not expect ASDF extenders to modify this function.
When being called on a
component of type
defsystem macro), parent will be
This generic function provides standard means for computing component children, but can be extended with additional methods by a programmer.
Returns a list of children (of type
component) for component.
components is a list of the explicitly defined children descriptions.
serial-p is non-
NIL if each child in components should depend on the previous
class designator to be used to instantiate a component
whose type is specified by type-designator in the context of
parent, which should be either a
parent-component – or subclass
thereof – or
nil (if the type designator is some class of system).
This generic function provides a means for changing how ASDF translates
:file) into CLOS classes. It is intended
for programmers to extend by adding new methods.
Warning! Adding new methods for
typically not necessary: much can already be done by using
:default-component-class and defining (and explicitly calling
for) new component types.