Unix filesystem operations such as
open will accept wildcard pathnames
that match a single file (of course,
directory allows any number of
matches.) Filesystem operations treat
:wild-inferiors the same as
The keyword arguments to this Common Lisp function are a CMUCL extension.
The arguments (all default to
t) have the following
Include files beginning with dot such as
.login, similar to “
Test whether files are directories,
similar to “
truename on each file, which
expands out all symbolic links. Note that this option can easily
result in pathnames being returned which have a different
directory from the one in the wildname argument.
Follow symbolic links when searching for matching directories.
Print a directory of wildname listing to stream (default
:verbose both default
nil and correspond to the “
-a” and “
options of ls. Normally this function returns
:return-list is true, a list of the matched pathnames are