[Openmcl-devel] Fwd: [Bug 636506] Re: (truename #P"ccl:") fails when *default-pathname-defaults* is not empty

Ron Garret ron at flownet.com
Sun Sep 12 20:05:42 UTC 2010


FYI...

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> From: Faré <636506 at bugs.launchpad.net>
> Date: September 12, 2010 12:54:41 PM PDT
> To: ron at flownet.com
> Subject: [Bug 636506] Re: (truename #P"ccl:") fails when *default-pathname-defaults* is not empty
> Reply-To: Bug 636506 <636506 at bugs.launchpad.net>
> 
> Ouch. Committed 2.129 as a fix. I hope I won't be the one to release
> 2.009, though. I don't know what CCL does, but it's probably a CCL bug,
> too.
> 
> Thanks for the report!
> 
> ** Changed in: asdf
>   Importance: Undecided => Medium
> 
> ** Changed in: asdf
>       Status: New => Fix Committed
> 
> ** Changed in: asdf
>    Milestone: None => version2.1
> 
> ** Changed in: asdf
>     Assignee: (unassigned) => Faré (fahree)
> 
> -- 
> (truename #P"ccl:") fails when *default-pathname-defaults* is not empty
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/636506
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> Status in Another System Definition Facility: Fix Committed
> 
> Bug description:
> This is specific to Clozure CL.  The code for wrapping-output-translations contains the following line:
> 
> #+clozure (,(wilden (truename #p"ccl:")) ())
> 
> This fails when *default-pathname-defaults* is set to an absolute path with "Error: File #P"ccl:" does not exist."  This is arguably a bug in merge-pathnames, but it's arguable.  Because it's arguable, and because wrapping-output-translations only gets called once, I've been using the following workaround:
> 
> (let ((*default-pathname-defaults* nil)) (wrapping-output-translations))
> 
> in my ccl-init.lisp file.  Whether this is a good solution to the problem or just a Horrible hack I am not qualified to say because I don't understand what wrapping-output-translations is actually supposed to do.
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