[Openmcl-devel] trying some ASuDF tests on Windows (was: Re: [asdf-devel] Volunteer for LispWorks testing?)

Robert P. Goldman rpgoldman at sift.info
Sat Sep 7 01:47:50 UTC 2013


Dave Cooper wrote:
> Also (for my own production purposes) I made a local change to make it
> prepend ("cmd" "/c" ...)  for Clozure/Windows when the command is given
> as a list instead of a string. I'll send that separately as a patch for
> your consideration.  But this patch doesn't fix the one remaining test
> failure; that is something different. 

Can you explain this a little for someone who is not wise in the ways of
the Windows?

Isn't "cmd" the equivalent of the shell on windows?  If so, aren't we
turning RUN-PROGRAM into RUN-SHELL-COMMAND behind the user's back?

Maybe I'm off base....

thanks,
r



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