Patch for customizing Allegro temp file and directory

Luís Oliveira luismbo at
Thu Feb 20 22:05:30 UTC 2014

On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 9:20 PM, Dave Cooper <gendl at> wrote:
> Please consider applying the attached patch, which affects
> swank-allegro.lisp and allows customization of the temporary directory for
> Allegro CL. It turns out that Allegro's (system:temporary-directory) [which
> is the default directory used by system:make-temp-file-name] can sometimes
> get confused on Windows in situations such as with certain network
> filesystem configurations.

Since that issue will affect every use of SYS:TEMPORARY-DIRECTORY, not
just SLIME, have you considered placing an FWRAPPER around it? (In any
case, this issue rings a bell; I'll investigate if and how we get
around it at work, tomorrow.)


Luís Oliveira

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