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hemlock-init screw on sparc-v15e
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- Subject: hemlock-init screw on sparc-v15e
- From: Keiji Kanazawa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 13 Mar 1992 10:41:47 -0800
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Hi. I tracked the bug I reported yesterday about hemlock not loading
.hemlock-init.lisp down to INTERNAL-LOAD, to the following part of a
(with-open-file (stream pathname :direction :input
When internal-load is invoked with "home:[.]hemlock-init" (and
:if-does-not-exist nil), (pathname-type "home:[.]hemlock-init") returns
"". Presumably, the above cond check is either expecting '() or is
meant to be (not (empty-string <test>)). Anyway, because of this,
internal-load fails to go to the next part of the cond body, which
would look for "home:[.]hemlock-init" with ".lisp", ".sparcf", ".fasl",
so on and so forth.
So for the moment, I've renamed .hemlock-init.lisp to .hemlock-init.
The problem seems to reside with pathname-type. For some reason, for
files beginning with ".", it returns "" where it should be returning
'(). I tried to Edit Definition %pathname-type, but Hemlock didn't
know how to find it. Where is that defined, please?