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Allegro CL version 8.1
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path-pathname

Arguments: filespec

This function returns the pathname which includes the path portion of filespec (with pathname-name or pathname-type both nil). On Windows, the result may include pathname-host and pathname-device information. path-namestring returns the namestring associated with the pathname returned by this function.

filespec should be a Common Lisp pathname designator, that is a pathname, a string naming a pathname, or a stream open to a file.

Examples

(path-pathname "/foo/bar/baz.cl") RETURNS #p"/foo/bar/"
(path-namestring "/foo/bar/baz.cl") RETURNS "/foo/bar/"

;; On Windows:

(path-pathname "d:/foo/bar/baz.cl") RETURNS #p"d:\\foo\\bar\\"
(path-namestring "d:/foo/bar/baz.cl") RETURNS "d:\\foo\\bar\\"
(path-pathname "//hobart/c/tmp/foo.cl") RETURNS #p"\\\\hobart\\c\\tmp\\"
(path-namestring "//hobart/c/tmp/foo.cl") RETURNS "\\\\hobart\\c\\tmp\\"

See path-namestring and pathnames.htm. The function pathname-sans-file essentially does the same thing as this function. This function should be used in preference to pathname-sans-file.


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Documentation for Allegro CL version 8.1. This page was not revised from the 8.0 page.
Created 2009.7.29.

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