[Openmcl-devel] Using :up in logical pathnames
gb at clozure.com
Sun Jan 7 00:37:29 EST 2007
On Sat, 6 Jan 2007, Gary Byers wrote:
> I have to confess that I can only think about CL pathnames for a few
> minutes before getting a bad headache, so take this with a grain of
> On Sat, 6 Jan 2007, Andrew Shalit wrote:
>> Should OpenMCL allow you to create logical pathnames that have (:ABSOLUTE :UP) as their directory component?
>> Sometimes it does:
>> ? (translate-logical-pathname #p"ccl:foo.lisp")
>> ? (translate-logical-pathname #p"ccl:..;foo.lisp")
Among other headache-inducing considerations: ".." has no portable
meaning in a logical-pathname namestring.
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