[Ecls-list] Line Number of errors ?

Tobias C. Rittweiler tcr at freebits.de
Thu Apr 24 17:00:35 UTC 2008

"Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll" writes:

> On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 5:29 PM, Tobias C. Rittweiler <tcr at freebits.de> wrote:
> >  I assume that the necessary informations are pertained even when a
> >  source file is possibly compiled via COMPILE-FILE before being loaded,
> >  is that right?
> Not right now. C compiled functions have no information about the
> source file they come from, it is only bytecode compiled forms that
> have a field for the source file and the form number. However, there
> is no inherent difficulty in implementing this. It only involves a
> couple of changes in the compiler and in the data structures.

Whenever you'll come around it, you could take this opportunity to tweak
the relevant data structure to also save the arglist of functions and
macros---which, as I'm told, ECL doesn't do right now, or only to some


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