[Openmcl-devel] ilisp, asdf, (require 'loop) and openmcl

Gary Byers gb at clozure.com
Wed Oct 2 21:22:16 UTC 2002



On 2 Oct 2002, Marco Baringer wrote:

>
> with openmcl version 0.13 and ilisp version 5.12.0 i have the
> following problem:
>
> when runnig openmcl from the terminal (or eshell) the *modules* list
> contains "LOOP", when i run openmcl from ilisp it does not. this means
> that the loop macro is not available from ilisp.
>

*MODULES* lists modules that have been loaded into the running image;
it doesn't really indicate what's "available".

LOOP is autoloaded; it should be loaded the first time a non-trivial
LOOP form needs to be macroexpanded.


> i'm assuming other people are using openmcl and ilisp, what's my
> problem?
>

It's not clear to me that a problem exists.

In an environment where LOOP doesn't appear on *MODULES*, what happens when
you type:

? (loop for I from 1 to 5 do (print i))

?

> --
> -Marco
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