temporary files in Common Lisp 
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 temporary files in Common Lisp


>Is there some standard way of making temporary files?  I miss the
>simplicity of /bin/sh's
>  tempfile=/tmp/myprog$$

No, there's no standard function, like C's mktemp().  You can write
something using a loop that calls OPEN with :IF-EXISTS :ERROR, incrementing
a number in the file name.
Barry Margolin
System Manager, Thinking Machines Corp.

Fri, 02 Aug 1996 11:09:25 GMT  
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