[armedbear-devel] Getting directory listing with symlinks included

Ville Voutilainen ville.voutilainen at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 17:54:58 UTC 2011

On 2 March 2011 19:48, Zach Beane <xach at xach.com> wrote:
> If I have a directory containing a file named a.txt and a symlink b.txt
> that points to a.txt, is there any ABCL function I can call to get both
> directory entries as separate objects, i.e. the list (#p"a.txt"
> #p"b.txt")? The semantics of CL:DIRECTORY seem to require resolving the
> b.txt symlink, so I'm trying to figure out an extra-standard way to do
> it in ABCL, if possible.

I suppose we could add a keyword argument to DIRECTORY that would
allow that, or add a separate function. I don't think we have such a facility
at the moment.

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