[asdf-devel] question about relative pathname to point to parent directory
rpgoldman at sift.info
Wed May 26 13:20:14 UTC 2010
On 5/25/10 May 25 -11:11 AM, Faré wrote:
> I'm not sure what you want, but try "" for current directory, ".." for up, etc.
> ".." is actually not recognized by ASDF but passed to the
> implementation, and from it to the OS.
Question: if ".." is handled by the OS, does that mean it may not be
portable (especially on Windows)? If so, do we need a native-to-ASDF
way to specify a (:relative :up) or (:relative :back) pathname with a
> Paths are relative to the parent's pathname's directory.
> [ François-René ÐVB Rideau | Reflection&Cybernethics | http://fare.tunes.org ]
> Theists think all gods but theirs are false. Atheists simply don't make an
> exception for the last one.
> On 25 May 2010 11:24, Robert Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.info> wrote:
>> What's the right syntax for specifying a relative pathname for a module
>> whose files should live in the parent directory instead of in a
>> E.g., if I have
>> (:module foo
>> :components ((:file "bar") (:file "baz"))
>> :pathname ????
>> what goes in there if I do NOT want the files to live in foo/, but with
>> all the other files?
>> I could put a FAQ about this in the manual...
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