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1.3 Library Catalogs

Catalog files consist of one or more association lists. In the circumstance where a feature symbol appears in more than one list, the latter list's association is retrieved. Here are the supported formats for elements of catalog lists:

(feature . <symbol>)
Redirects to the feature named <symbol>.
(feature . "<path>")
Loads file <path>.
(feature source "<path>")
slib:loads the Scheme source file <path>.
(feature compiled "<path>" ...)
slib:load-compileds the files <path> ....
(feature aggregate <symbol> ...)
requires the features <symbol> ....

The various macro styles first require the named macro package, then just load <path> or load-and-macro-expand <path> as appropriate for the implementation.

(feature defmacro "<path>")
defmacro:loads the Scheme source file <path>.
(feature macro-by-example "<path>")
defmacro:loads the Scheme source file <path>.
(feature macro "<path>")
macro:loads the Scheme source file <path>.
(feature macros-that-work "<path>")
macro:loads the Scheme source file <path>.
(feature syntax-case "<path>")
macro:loads the Scheme source file <path>.
(feature syntactic-closures "<path>")
macro:loads the Scheme source file <path>.