[Openmcl-devel] CCL::%STAT bug report / feature requests

Tim Bradshaw tfb at tfeb.org
Mon Jul 5 19:39:31 UTC 2010


On 4 Jul 2010, at 22:06, Scott L. Burson wrote:
>
>
> Meanwhile, it would be nice to have a semi-official, exported function
> to get stat information.  Something like this, perhaps:
>
>  (defun stat (name &optional link-p)
>     (%stat (namestring name) link-p))
>
> Also, it would be nice to have the atime as well as the mtime (I
> suppose someone might want the ctime too, but I don't).

I think if there's going to be a (semi-)official function it should  
provide all the information the underlying system call does.  This  
might be problematic depending on how much variation there is (Unices  
should be OK, but Windows might have some peculiar idea of things).

--tim



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