Possible file-kinds in addition to
follow-symlinksis non-NIL and
pathspecdesignates a broken symlink returns
:brokenas second value.
Signals an error if
file-permissionssets the permissions of
pathspecas identified by the symbols in list.
pathspecdesignates a symbolic link, that link is implicitly resolved.
Permission symbols consist of
Both signal an error if
pathspecis wild, or doesn't designate an existing file.
pathspecserves as template for the file to be created: a certain number of random characters will be concatenated to the file component of
pathspechas no directory component, the file will be created inside
*temporary-directory*. The file itself is unlinked once it has been opened.
element-typespecifies the unit of transaction of the stream. Consider using
with-temporary-fileinstead of this function.
On failure, a
file-errormay be signalled.
Relative targets are resolved against the link. Relative links are resolved against
Signals an error if either target or link is wild, target does not exist, or link exists already.