[Openmcl-devel] acl-compat

Ron Garret ron at awun.net
Fri Jan 4 16:52:28 UTC 2008


On Jan 4, 2008, at 6:54 AM, Kevin Reid wrote:

>>
>>> Error: value NIL is not of the expected type (OR STRING PATHNAME  
>>> STREAM).
>>> While executing: PATHNAME-DIRECTORY, in process Listener(93).
>
> This will happen if a DEFSYSTEM form is evaluated while *LOAD- 
> TRUENAME* is nil (and it has no :pathname argument). defsystem uses  
> this pathname to find the files that are part of the system.
>

Aha!  That would explain why evaluating the buffer works, but  
evaluating the form doesn't.  Thanks!

It works now.  Allegroserve is working.  Woohoo!  Progress!  :-)

rg




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