[Openmcl-devel] RUN-PROGRAM does not accept a pathname as documented

Kevin Reid kpreid at mac.com
Fri Jun 30 23:58:15 UTC 2006


In OpenMCL 1.0 (installed through DarwinPorts):

$ rlwrap openmcl
Welcome to OpenMCL Version 1.0 (DarwinPPC32)!
? (run-program #p"/usr/bin/true" ())
 > Error in process Monitor thread for external process (/usr/bin/ 
true)(2): value #P"/usr/bin/true" is not of the expected type (OR  
STRING SYMBOL CHARACTER).
 > While executing: STRING


According to the manual at <http://openmcl.clozure.com/Doc/ 
index.html#RUN_002dPROGRAM>:
Arguments and Values

program
     A string or pathname which denotes an executable file. The PATH  
environment variable is used to find programs whose name doesn't  
contain a directory component.

-- 
Kevin Reid                            <http://homepage.mac.com/kpreid/>





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