[Openmcl-devel] prompt-for-file (embarrassing question)

Andrew Shalit alms at clozure.com
Wed Mar 29 18:05:58 PDT 2017


I always have trouble remembering their names, too.

> On Mar 29, 2017, at 8:34 PM, Laughing Water <lw at mt.net> wrote:
> I’m embarrassed to ask, but I have failed to figure out how to successfully execute PROMPT-FOR-FILE. This is on Mac OS X 10.11.6 and using a freshly-downloaded CCL 1.11-store-r16714 from the App Store.
> ? (in-package :hi)
> #<Package "HI">
> ? (prompt-for-file)
>> Error: There is no applicable method for the generic function:
>>       when called with arguments:
>>         (NIL)
>> While executing: #<CCL::STANDARD-KERNEL-METHOD NO-APPLICABLE-METHOD (T)>, in process Listener(4).
> I first laid my hands on MCL in 1990, have used LispWorks for over 10 years and wanted to try running some of my code in CCL. I was hoping for some instant gratification with a small piece of programming, but no success after an hour or more poring through documentation.
> Laughing Water
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