[Openmcl-devel] delete-file and directories

George Khouri gk1 at four-four.com
Thu Mar 10 14:24:34 PST 2005

Was there ever a discussion on this list as to whether delete-file should also remove a directory if a directory is passed to it as an arg, a la MCL? The only way I can find to remove a dir in OpenMCL is to make a call to #_rmdir.  The hyperspec is somewhat vague about delete-file: The "filespec" arg can be a pathname, and a directory can be a pathname, according to the definition of pathname. 
What do other lisps do to delete a dir?
George Khouri

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