Sorry for the late in reply too! lol
On Sun, May 29, 2011 at 7:05 PM, Nikodemus Siivola
> Sorry for the delay in answering. I'm not sure I understand the
> question, though:
> (run-program "ls" () :output "/tmp/ls.out" :search t)
> creates /tmp/ls.out if it does not exist.
Oh, you're right. It works on my laptop too. I'll check it later in my
office, maybe I was confused...
> That said, I do agree that it should be there. Currently there's no
> way to say "write here and or signal an error if it doesn't exist".
> :IF-INPUT-DOES-NOT-EXIST :CREATE is also a bit baffling. I'm having a
> hard time figuring out the point of it. I could understand if it was
> eg. :CREATE-NAMED-PIPE instead of :CREATE...
I think :create is better, I don't wan't to remember another idiom :)
Or we can support both.
> I filed this as
黄 澗石 (Jianshi Huang)