[Openmcl-devel] Re: Reducing interpreter output (to verbose)

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Fri May 2 14:25:27 UTC 2003


Frank Sonnemans <openmcl at sonnemans.net> writes:

> Is there any way in openmcl to reduce the amount of data printed. I am
> calling some functions from the read-eval loop, which return a large list of
> structures. Currently openmcl prints the entire list, which takes very long
> when working with emacs and ilisp.
> 
> I believe that ACL would only print the first couple of elements of such a
> list to avoid this problem. Question is how to emulate that feature in
> openmcl.

Isn't that what *print-length* is for?

Cheers,
M.

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