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Keith James has provided a more recent version of getopt at http://git.b9.com/?p=getopt.git. Could we point QL's getopt to this?
That's where Quicklisp gets its updates, so any changes will be automatically picked up in the next Quicklisp update.
I misunderstood - where are Keith James's updates?
Any word on this?