Robert Uhl <eadmund42@...> writes:
> The reason for this is that one of my directories or files uses the ae
> ligature in its name.
How is that ae ligature identified? What is its encoding, and how do
you (or the kernel) know?
> This is on SBCL 0.9.6. Any workarounds?
The short answer is no.
Disabling :sb-unicode might help, because without it it's a little
less strict about what is a base-char. Aside from that, I believe
that someone else on these lists has patched their system to implement
*pathname-external-format*, which might be coerced into doing what you
want, and is probably closest to a good solution that I know of, but
nevertheless is quite sucky. If you do find a patch, I'd be
interested to see it (and hear reasoning if it's generally