[Openmcl-devel] DEFTRAP / DEFTRAP-INLINE
jjwiseman at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 29 14:10:40 PST 2006
On Nov 28, 2006, at 11:13 PM, Brent Fulgham wrote:
> The MCL code for the Open Agent Engine (specifically the
> MCL-translation for Allegro CL forms) makes use of a form called
> "DEFTRAP-INLINE" (see the attached file for details). I'm not sure
> how best to map this to OpenMCL's internals, or if it would be
> better to skip the whole thing and just use OpenMCL's existing FFI
> infrastructure. On the one hand it would be nice to stay as close
> as possible to the existing code; on the other, it may be more
> trouble than it's worth.
> The basic idea is (from John Wiseman's comments in his sources):
Until I looked at the file you attached I was sure you'd misattributed
the code to me. Seven years is a long time, but now I vaguely
remember doing this.
On Nov 29, 2006, at 1:40 AM, Gary Byers wrote:
> I'd vote for skipping the whole thing and using the existing FFI
> infrastructure; I was going to try to explain what DEFTRAP and
> DEFTRAP-INLINE were, but I got a bad headache that only went away
> when I stopped thinking about them.
I have no idea where I got DEFTRAP-INLINE from and I don't know what
it does. I'm pretty sure I haven't used it in any other code. Maybe
I saw it in a macro expansion? Ah, youth.
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