Number: 144

Date: 17-Mar-84  0':27':20

Submitter: Sannella.PA


Subject: Lisp chokes on Mis-parsed filenames':

Lisp Version: 14-Mar-84 10':16':58

Description: '
Date': 15 Mar 84 16':21 PST'
Subject': Lisp': Mis-parsed filenames (unpackfilename or filenamfield)'
Lisp-System-Date': 14-Mar-84 10':16':58'
Machine-Type': Dolphin'
There is a file {phylex':}<lispmemos> which lisp is choking on.  '
dir {phylex':}<lispmemos>* creationdate'
lists it as bytecomp.user;cm and then tries the getfileinfo with that name, causing a file not found error.'
Can''t we get filenames like this to parse as (filename version nil) rather than (filename bytecomp.user version cm)?'
-- Tayloe.'


Test Case: 

Edit-By: Masinter.PA

Edit-Date: 17-Aug-84 22':37':52

Attn: Release

Assigned To: Masinter


Disposition: 17 Aug 84, lmm': I fixed UNPACKFILENAME to parse A.B.C as NAME A.B extension C but A.B.3 as NAME A EXTENSION B VERSION 3.'
Not absolutely the best, but I think it is more reasonable. This was a problem with *ALL* file devices, not just NS services, thus "Generic File" rather than "NS Filing"

System: Operating System

Subsystem: Generic File Operations



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Difficulty: Moderate

Frequency: Everytime

Impact: Moderate

Priority: Perhaps

Status: Fixed

Problem Type: Bug

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