[Openmcl-devel] Accessing network shares on Windows

Mirko Vukovic mirko.vukovic at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 08:31:50 PST 2017

On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 11:24 AM R. Matthew Emerson <rme at acm.org> wrote:

On Feb 15, 2017, at 8:12 AM, Mirko Vukovic <mirko.vukovic at gmail.com> wrote:


I'm running CCL on Windows and I would like to access files on the Windows

I can map the network folder to a local drive (such as Z:).  This works

However, I am curious if I can directly specify the path to the network
folder. Issuing

(directory "//abc/xyz/*")

gives NIL

CCL doesn't know about UNC-style pathnames, so your strategy of mapping the
network folder to a drive letter is the way to go.

http://trac.clozure.com/ccl/ticket/1086 is a fairly old ticket requesting
that ccl be enhanced to support UNC pathnames.

It might be worthwhile to make a GitHub issue for this if you want.


I'll wait for CCL to move to github and raise the issue.

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