[Openmcl-devel] Initial bindings

Gary Byers gb at clozure.com
Wed Oct 6 09:17:32 UTC 2010


This needs to be documented of course, but you want to use the macro

(ccl::def-standard-initial-binding name ...)

and it should be exported (possibly after being tweaked to be a bit
fitter for public consumption.)

Note that when you didn't quote the variable and its value was used, that
value had reverted to NIL; the PROGV in the new thread's startup code
complained that that wasn't a bindable symbol.  This needs to be caught
a lot earlier.

On Wed, 6 Oct 2010, Ron Garret wrote:

>
> On Oct 6, 2010, at 12:34 AM, Ron Garret wrote:
>
>> ? (ccl::define-standard-initial-binding *print-string-length* (lambda () nil))
>
> Oh, foo.  DEFINE-STANDARD-INITIAL-BINDING is a function, not a macro.  So the symbol needs to be quoted.
>
> Double grrr....
>
> rg
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