[Openmcl-devel] Directory and symlinks

james anderson james.anderson at setf.de
Sun Nov 13 22:12:04 UTC 2011


On 2011-11-13, at 22:09 , Zach Beane wrote:

> james anderson <james.anderson at setf.de> writes:
>
>> good evening;
>>
>> On 2011-11-13, at 20:19 , Zach Beane wrote:
>>
>>> Gary Byers <gb at clozure.com> writes:
>>>
>>>> On Fri, 11 Nov 2011, Zach Beane wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> In light of CCL's interpretation of the standard'
>>>>
>>>> As I noted the other day, SBCL, AllegroCL, and LispWorks (at least)
>>>> seem to share this interpretation.
>>>
>>> SBCL no longer shares the interpretation, and I could not reproduce
>>> the
>>> result on Allegro CL 8.2 for Linux. What Allegro version and  
>>> platform
>>> are you using?
>>>
>>> Here's a survey of implementations. The directory structure looks  
>>> like
>>> this:
>>>
>>>     src/bar/foo.asd
>>>     foo/bar -> ../src/bar
>>>     foo/baz/quux.asd
>>>
>>
>> what happens when the link is to '../src/bar/' ?
>
> I see no difference.
>
>> if the results are the same, at least one of the listed
>> implementations does something which would appear to be at odds with
>> its documentation.
>
> Which, and what?

http://www.franz.com/support/documentation/7.0/doc/ 
implementation.htm#cl-directory-2
from there, if not earlier, through 8.*

whereby the grammar of the passage itself leaves enough uncertainty  
as to the author's convictions, that the entry raises doubts as to  
what one should expect.

>
> Zach




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