[Ecls-list] bogus warning
Juan Jose Garcia Ripoll
lisp at arrakis.es
Fri Nov 5 05:10:27 UTC 2004
Julian Stecklina wrote:
>(defconstant +foo+ 12)
>(defun foo-reader ()
>;;; The variable +FOO+ is undefined.
>;;; The compiler will assume this variable is a global.
>Is there any particular reason for this? defvar works without
It is, as you say, a bogus warning. I take note for when I commit the
new compiler code -- which also includes code for this.
>Btw, is there a way to get constants inlined?
Hmm, it only happens, currently, when the value is a number, T, NIL or a
character. Otherwise it costs so much creating a copy of the value that
the compiler prefers to look at the value of the symbol.
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