[Openmcl-devel] Is this a bug?

Ron Garret ron at flownet.com
Wed Feb 8 09:49:18 PST 2017

On Feb 8, 2017, at 9:21 AM, Shannon Spires <svs at bearlanding.com> wrote:

> Ron Garret <ron at flownet.com> wrote:
>> Ah.
>> Is there a standard method that unconditionally calls all of the initform methods on an instance?  Or that simply restores the instance to its newly created state?  I tried INITIALIZE-INSTANCE and REINITIALIZE-INSTANCE and neither one of those seemed to work.
> This is unorthodox and very MOP-py, but it seems to solve your problem (i.e. after defining this method, shared-initialize resets the instance to its initforms).
> (defmethod slot-boundp-using-class ((class (eql (find-class 'foo)))
> 				    instance
> 				    (slotd standard-effective-slot-definition))
>  (declare (ignore class instance slotd))
>  nil)

I ended up doing this:

(defmethod reset ((o standard-object))
  (let ((class (class-of o)))
    (finalize-inheritance class)
    (loop for slot in (slot-names class)
      do (slot-makunbound o slot)))
  (initialize-instance o))


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