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Re: [Chicken-hackers] pathname expansion removed from sql-de-lite open-d
Re: [Chicken-hackers] pathname expansion removed from sql-de-lite open-database
Mon, 7 Jul 2014 23:04:49 -0500
Removed ##sys#expand-path from sql-de-lite's open-database in 0.6.3, in favor
of requiring the user to call pathname-expand on the argument if desired. I
don't think this will break anybody's code, but let me know.
On Jul 7, 2014, at 11:58 AM, Peter Bex <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 07, 2014 at 11:43:20AM -0500, Jim Ursetto wrote:
>> Thanks Peter!
>> Does this egg work with older Chicken versions? I.e. can I safely replace
>> ##sys#expand-home-path in sql-de-lite with pathname-expand across the board?
> That should work just fine.
> Because the algorithm is slightly different, results may vary a bit,
> but for 99% of the cases, they will be identical. Of course, if you're
> relying on $FOO environment variable substitution, you'd have to roll
> your own replacement, because the egg (currently) does not do that at
> all. If enough people demand this, it could be added to the egg as an
> optional feature.