Number: 2237

Date: 24-Sep-84 12':54':35

Submitter: Masinter

Source: Sybalsky

Subject: COPYFILES appends directory when copying to DSK

Assigned To: 

Attn: masinter

Status: Open


Problem Type: Design - Impl

Impact: Moderate

Difficulty: Easy

Frequency: Intermittent

Priority: Perhaps

System: Operating System

Subsystem: Generic File Operations

Machine: 1132


Lisp Version: 24-Sep-84 09':49':01

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Microcode Version: 5124

Memory Size: 4096

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Disposition: '
["Masinter" "24-Sep-84 12':54':56"]

Description: Date': 19 Sep 84 14':20 PDT'
Subject': COPYFILES appends directory when copying to DSK'
To': Masinter'
COPYFILES({maxc}<sybalsky>foo {dsk})'
tries to copy to a file {dsk}<sybalsky>foo.'
Date': 19-Sep-84 23':13':07 PDT'
Subject': Re': COPYFILES appends directory when copying to DSK'
In-reply-to': Your message of 19 Sep 84 14':20 PDT'
To': Sybalsky'
cc': Masinter'
I think I may have gotten it confused. The essential function is COPIEDFILENAME, which takes the full filename of something from source, the orginal source specification and the destination spec. I think the logic for the case where the destination has no "*" needs to canonicalize the destination first?'


Test Case: 

Edit-By: Masinter

Edit-Date: 24-Sep-84 12':54':56