[Ecls-list] Merge DELETE-FILE and RMDIR?

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 12 22:10:00 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 8:49 PM, Waldek Hebisch <hebisch at math.uni.wroc.pl>wrote:

> One thing to consider is consistency between PROBE-FILE, RENAME-FILE
> and DELETE-FILE.  While legal, it would be embarassing if PROBE-FILE
> said that file does not exist but DELETE-FILE succesfully removed
> directory.  Similarly, if directories are supposed to be files
> in DELETE-FILE IMHO they should also be allowed in RENAME-FILE.

PROBE-FILE and RENAME-FILE already work with directories in ECL, even if the
latter still does not like the trailing slash (should fix this)


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