[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[Gcl-devel] Re: Error when compiling function with doc string, declarati

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: [Gcl-devel] Re: Error when compiling function with doc string, declaration
Date: 15 Mar 2006 14:13:09 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

Greetings!  This should be fixed now on branch 2.6.8pre and cvs head.
Please let me know if problems persist.

Take care,

Jared Davis <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Camm,
> I am running GCL 2.6.7 CLtL1, installed via apt-get on ubuntu.  If I write:
>    (defun foo (x)
>               "baz"
>               (declare (type integer x))
>               x))
> Then this is accepted, and everything seems fine.  For example, I can
> write (documentation 'foo 'function) and "baz" is returned; similarly
> I can run (foo 3) and obtain 3 as expected.  But if I try to compile
> foo, I get an error message:
> Compiling gazonk6.lsp.
> ; (DEFUN FOO ...) is being compiled.
> ;;; The declaration (DECLARE (TYPE INTEGER X)) was found in a bad place.
> No FASL generated.
> Error: Cannot open the file NIL..
> Fast links are on: do (si::use-fast-links nil) for debugging
> Error signalled by LET.
> Broken at LOAD.  Type :H for Help.
> If I switch the order of the declaration and the documentation string,
> the problem goes away.
> Maybe this is a bug.  But, looking at the grammar for "defun" on the
> Common Lisp Hyperspec, it seems like providing both documentation and
> declarations is actually not allowed.  How bizarre!  Could this really
> be intentional?
> For what it's worth, this error does not seem to occur on GCL 2.6.6,
> but does occur on 2.7.0 ANSI.
> Thanks,
>     Jared

Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
"The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens."  --  Baha'u'llah

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]