[Openmcl-devel] Closing a stream with :abort

Osei Poku osei.poku at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 12:51:34 PST 2008


What is the standard behavior when closing a file stream with :abort  
set to T?

Am I interpreting the hyperspec incorrectly when it states:

"If abort is true, an attempt is made to clean up any side effects of  
having created stream. If stream performs output to a file that was  
created when the stream was created, the file is deleted and any  
previously existing file is not superseded."

Clozure CL seems to leave the file completely intact.


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