[Openmcl-devel] Directory and symlinks

Gary Byers gb at clozure.com
Wed Nov 9 06:58:28 PST 2011

I couldn't reproduce this.

If you're calling DIRECTORY with a relative pathname, what's the value of
return ?

If neither of those things explain it:

On a Linux system, my home directory is "/home/gb" and CCL is installed
in "/usr/local/src/ccl". If I do (in the shell):

$ cd
$ ln -sf ../../usr/local/src/ccl .   # also tried absolute name here

and in CCL:

? :pwd                          ; can also call (CCL:DEFAULT-DERECTORY)
? (directory "ccl/*/*.lx64fsl")
=> list of .lx64fsl files in immediate subdirectories of CCL directory.

What's different about what I'm doing and what you're doing ?

On Wed, 9 Nov 2011, Zach Beane wrote:

> Zach Beane <xach at xach.com> writes:
>> I have a directory structure with symlinks that looks like this:
>>   foo/bar -> ../src/bar
>>   bar/baz.txt
>> I expected (directory "foo/*/*.txt") to return baz.txt, but it
>> doesn't. Is there a combination of options I can use to get baz.txt in
>> the result?
> Sorry, I transcribed this wrong. The directory structure is more like
> this:
>  foo/bar -> ../src/bar
>  src/bar/baz.txt
> Zach
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