patchPSPP - Patches: patch #6035, Implemented CD command

 
 

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patch #6035: Implemented CD command

Submitted by:  John Darrington <jmd>
Submitted on:  Fri Jun 22 07:47:22 2007  
 
Category: NoneItem Group: None
Status: DoneAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: Closed

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Mon Jul 30 10:41:32 2007, comment #6:

done

John Darrington <jmd>
Project Administrator
Mon Jul 30 04:00:37 2007, comment #5:

John, do you want to commit this patch? Then we have the most important part of it in, and we can add the unimplemented bits later.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator
Tue Jul 10 19:05:41 2007, comment #4:

See also bug #18704.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator
Fri Jun 22 16:41:21 2007, comment #3:

Google link works for me again. Must have been Google's problem, not mine.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator
Fri Jun 22 14:06:34 2007, comment #2:

I'm not sure what's wrong with the Google link: now I only get a 404 error on any page on groups.google.com. I'll try it again later.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator
Fri Jun 22 14:04:28 2007, comment #1:

This does what I'd expect a CD command to do, but it doesn't do everything that the SPSS CD command does. In particular: the CD command can specify a file handle instead of a directory name; the directory name may use a system-specific environment variable syntax (see http://groups.google.com/group/comp.soft-sys.stat.spss/browse_frm/thread/50d9ca6f45b5d8bd/a440d6a22083e496?lnk=st&q=CD+command+with+environment+variable&rnum=1#a440d6a22083e496); and the directory name may actually name a file (existing or non-existing), in which case the file portion is stripped.

Also, I am unsure how CD should interact with file handles. If I specify a file handle as pointing to a file named 'foo.dat', and then I CD to another directory and use the file handle, should it refer to foo.dat in the old or the new directory?

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator
Fri Jun 22 07:47:22 2007, original submission:

I got annoyed at the lack of this command.

John Darrington <jmd>
Project Administrator

 

Attached Files
file #13124:  cd.patch added by jmd (10kB - text/x-diff)

 

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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Mon Jul 30 10:41:32 2007jmdStatusWorks For Me=>Done
      Open/ClosedOpen=>Closed
    Mon Jul 30 04:00:37 2007blpStatusReady For Test/Review=>Works For Me
    Fri Jun 22 07:47:22 2007jmdAttached File-=>Added cd.patch, #13124

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