[Openmcl-devel] Compiler warnings

Tim Bradshaw tfb at tfeb.org
Sun Oct 18 10:45:15 PDT 2009

On 18 Oct 2009, at 18:07, Taoufik Dachraoui wrote:

> n the specs it is said that there is three kinds of variables:  
> lexical, dynamic and constant,
> and this is the problem, it seems that the hash on SETF creates a  
> variable that is neither
> lexical, nor dynamic nor constant (as show in previous submissions);  
> So the question
> is what is the rational behind this hack? why the hack did not  
> create a dynamic variable as in CMUCL?

One of the most annoying things about SETF at the top-level in CMUCL  
is that it does (or did) effectively declare the name as special.   
That can have fairly pervasive and unfortunate side-effects.

So it's a good thing it does not do this in CCL.

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