[Maxima] Load behaviour on Maxima 5.18.0 and above using ecl

Raymond Toy raymond.toy at stericsson.com
Thu May 28 14:12:30 CDT 2009


Matthew Gwynne wrote:
> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 6:07 PM, Raymond Toy <raymond.toy at stericsson.com> wrote:
>   
>> ...
>>
>> What does :lisp (truename (pathname (concatenate 'string
>> *maxima-sharedir* "/"))) return?
>>     
>
> (%i1) :lisp (truename (pathname (concatenate 'string *maxima-sharedir* "/")))
>
> /home/aeternus/Work/OKlibrary/OKlibTest/maxima-5.18.1/install/share/maxima/5.18.1/share/
>
>   
Is there a symlink involved here somewhere?  If not, then I have no idea
why share-root is one thing, but directory produces pathnames with a
different directory.

Ray



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