Ubuntu

clisp DESCRIBE fetches an outdated 404 page

Reported by Jerome Abela on 2007-10-10
6
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clisp
Unknown
Unknown
clisp (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: clisp

Run DESCRIBE on any symbol, you will get the following 404 error:

[1]> (describe 'format)

FORMAT is the symbol FORMAT, lies in #<PACKAGE COMMON-LISP>, is accessible in 15 packages ASDF, CLOS, COMMON-LISP,
COMMON-LISP-CONTROLLER, COMMON-LISP-USER, EXPORTING, EXT, FFI, POSIX, READLINE, REGEXP, SCREEN, SYSTEM, XLIB, XPM, names a
function, has 1 property SYSTEM::DOC
;; connecting to "http://www.lisp.org/HyperSpec/Data/Map_Sym.txt"...connected...HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found
;; "Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 11:54:54 GMT"
;; "Connection: Close"
;; "Server: AllegroServe/1.2.43"
;; "Content-Type: text/html"
;; ""
;; "<html><head><title>404 - NotFound</title></head><body><h1>Not Found</h1>The request for <b>http://www.lisp.org/HyperSpec/Data/Map_Sym.txt</b> was not found on this server.<br><br><hr><i>AllegroServe 1.2.43</i></body></html>"
;; connecting to "http://www.lisp.org/HyperSpec/Data/Symbol-Table.text"...connected...HTTP/1.1 200 OK...45,322 bytes

sds (sds-gnu) wrote :

this is normal behavior.
clisp checks both Map_Sym.txt and Symbol-Table.text and finds what it needs in the latter.

Joe Smith (yasumoto7) wrote :

Pushed upstream to get this resolved.

Daniel T Chen (crimsun) on 2008-11-07
Changed in clisp:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Thomas Hotz (thotz) wrote :

I confirm this error.

Changed in clisp (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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