[Ecls-list] Generic-function-method-class not dispatched correctly...

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 20:04:11 UTC 2012

On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 4:38 PM, Pascal Costanza <pc at p-cos.net> wrote:

> The fact that ext-generic-function-method-class is compiled seems to be
> important here, and it seems that the dispatch is fixed to the methods
> known at the time it is compiled.

I still do not understand what is happening, but definitely this is not the
case. generic-function-method-class is not compiled with hard-coded
dispatch: it was, in the old version, but this is no longer the case. It
starts as an ordinary function at boot time, but then ECL transmutes it
into a generic function.


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