[Openmcl-devel] close on abort

David Tolpin dvd at davidashen.net
Mon Sep 5 02:07:04 PDT 2005

On 05.09.2005, at 13:57, Gary Byers wrote:

> Aside from getting the pathname wrong, some of this code seems
> to call CL:RENAME-FILE with an :IF-EXISTS keyword argument.
> CL:RENAME-FILE isn't really supposed to take any keyword arguments.
> But ...
> If the lower-level function that actually does the renaming complains
> that the output file already exists, it'd make sense if
> (rename-file file new-name :if-exists :overwrite)
> found some way to overwrite the existing file.

Judging by the code, it does -- it checks (via a call to if-exists)  
whether it is allowed to overwrite, it is just the wrong name of the  
target file coming into play only if the computation is aborted that  
is the problem.


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