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Re: [Gcl-devel] GCL loop facility

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] GCL loop facility
Date: 10 Jun 2002 14:37:20 -0400

Hi Vadin!  OK, done.  Please check it out.  And thanks for getting
working on these tests!

Take care,

"Vadim V. Zhytnikov" <address@hidden> writes:

> I've noticed that many tests in the ansi-test suite
> failed due to errors in (loop ...) constructions
> (they heavily utilize loop in many tests).
> More thorough investigation revealed that
> current GCL's loop.lisp is far from being
> ansi cl compliant. As far as I understand this is
> some older version of loop.  Present loop.lisp was
> borrowed from ecls but actually ecls do not
> use it.  Ecls is build with loop2.lisp which
> is probably the package we really need.
> Examples of loop construct which fail on
> present GCL but works on other CL implementations
> (loop for s being the external-symbols of "CL"
>    collect s)
> (loop with (a b c) of-type (float integer float)
>    return (list a b c))
> Maybe it is good idea to replace loop.lisp by
> loop2.lisp from ecls.
> Best wishes,
> Vadim
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Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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