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Re: [Maxima] [Gcl-devel] Re: A bug in maxima-5.10.0.a

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Maxima] [Gcl-devel] Re: A bug in maxima-5.10.0.a
Date: 25 Oct 2006 18:44:48 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

Greetings!  My mistake -- I thought maxima was overwriting some GCL
functions.  This is not the case -- my apologies.

In any case, should be fixed now.  Please let me know if problems

Take care,

"Robert Dodier" <address@hidden> writes:

> Camm,
> > I take it maxima redefines toplevel or equivalent -- then why not call
> > (get-temp-dir) in the redefined version?
> I must be missing something here. I really don't see how Maxima,
> or any random user program, can take on the responsibility to
> initialize its Lisp implementation.
> > Everyone is area of *top-level-hook*, yes?  The way it appears to me
> > at the moment, get-temp-dir would be properly invoked were the maxima
> > toplevel to be invoked via this hook.
> It appears that *top-level-hook* is GCL-specific (it doesn't appear in CLHS)
> but if we can resolve this problem by arranging to be called
> via *top-level-hook*, that would be better than calling (get-temp-dir) 
> directly.
> All the best
> Robert
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Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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