[Ecls-list] C::*DELETE-FILES*

Matthew Mondor mm_lists at pulsar-zone.net
Fri Sep 2 12:08:53 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2 Sep 2011 10:27:08 +0200
Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll <juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com> wrote:

> > I noticed that despite having C::*DELETE-FILES* set to T I somehow
> > still get dangling files when using C-c C-c on functions in
> > Emacs+SLIME.  I didn't really look into the code to see why as it's not
> > a major problem, but since I'm writing about that toggle variable it
> > also came to my mind.
> >
> This is a bit worrying. I have experienced this problem randomly also on
> Windows, where it is even more problematic because the operating system does
> not clean up the temporary directory and it fills up my virtual machines.

I looked a bit at cmpmain.lsp but have found no obvious bug so far.
But the tempfile code is somewhat hairy, I'll have to look more at it
when I have more energy and time.

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