[Armedbear-devel] defpackage not standard?

Pascal J. Bourguignon pjb at informatimago.com
Thu May 22 19:51:50 UTC 2014

bonasso <bonasso at traclabs.com> writes:

> In Common Lisp, I believe defpackage is to either define or
> *redefine* a package.

You're believing falsehoods.  
I'll leave it up to you to draw the conclusions that should be drawn…

> I've found that in abcl if the package is
> already defined, defpackage won't redefine it (apparently).

This is conforming.

> Is this a bug?

It is not.

You could use this implementation of defpackage:
instead of cl:defpackage (but you'd have to extract it from there).

__Pascal Bourguignon__
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