[Ecls-list] Trying to compile defsystem
Juan Jose Garcia Ripoll
worm at arrakis.es
Thu Nov 14 08:09:05 UTC 2002
On Thursday 14 November 2002 07:54, Marco Antoniotti wrote:
> > I keep trashing with the logical pathnames. This will take a day.
> Who doesn't? :) What implementation are you using? You know you
> could lift the CMUCL one.
ECL uses it's own implementation, which is very small and does not offer all
the flexibility of MK's one (for instance, upper->lowercase conversion in
Unix systems), but as any new thing, it takes time to make sure it behaves as
For instance, first I made it so that only hostnames in uppercase letters
would be recognized as logical hostnames. Therefore,
#p"home:mydirectory;myfile.lsp" would not be a valid name.
I am now lifting this restriction, which goes against most people's intuition.
In this case, being too picky about the standards does not seem the good
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