[Openmcl-devel] pprint in Common Lisp

R. Matthew Emerson rme at clozure.com
Mon Sep 5 21:34:33 UTC 2016


In CCL, *print-pretty* is nil by default.

If you set or bind it to t, your example will work as expected.



> On Sep 5, 2016, at 4:50 PM, Craig Lanning <craig.t.lanning at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I have an application that makes use of the pprint facilities of Common
> Lisp.  If I compile it with SBCL everything works fine.  If I compile
> it with Clozure CL it doesn't print things the way I want.
> 
> I thought that maybe I just needed to #+/#- some things to get it to
> work, but that doesn't seem to be the case.  I determined that part of
> the problem is that it ignores my attempt to set the right margin.  I
> do this by dynamically binding the global variable
> *PRINT-RIGHT-MARGIN*.
> 
> I entered a bug report in Trac about the right margin issue, but have
> not seen any activity about it. The bug in Trac has an example of what
> I am talking about.
> 
> Craig



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