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Re: lread.c's `values' variable

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: lread.c's `values' variable
Date: 03 Nov 2002 02:19:06 +0100
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Does anybody know what is the `values' variable for (defined in lread.c) ?
> See lisp-mode.el.

Yes, it uses (car values).

However, that doesn't explain why `values' needs to be a list of all
expressions "which were read, evaluated and printed".  Since it grows
without ever being truncated, it is a memory leak IMO.

AFAICS, a simple `last-value' variable would do just fine as a

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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