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Opening files like ".profile"
>>>>> "Raymond" == Raymond Toy <email@example.com> writes:
Raymond> While playing around with file I/O, I wanted to open a file
Raymond> starting with a dot, like ".profile". This is what happens:
(open ".profile" :direction :input)
Raymond> *** - no file name given: #"/home/unix/toy/.profile"
Raymond> 1. Break>
You can use:
(open (make-pathname :name ".profile") :direction :input)
to keep CLISP from thinking that "profile" is a type, and not the