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Re: file-position function
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: file-position function
- From: haible (Bruno Haible)
- Date: Thu, 9 Jun 94 16:07:44 +0200
Chun-Yu Lee says:
> > (file-position in 11)
> *** - cannot position #<STRING-CHAR-FILE-STREAM #"FOO"> beyond EOF
> Is there something wrong with the usage? I'd like that it returns the nil
> when the file position cannot be set.
CLtL2 (p. 656) and dpANS (18.104.22.168) specify that
"If the integer is too large or otherwise inappropriate,
an error is signaled."
A value of NIL would be returned if the new position were valid but could
not become the file's position for some other reason.