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Re: space leak from `values'

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: space leak from `values'
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 18:06:43 +0900

address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:
>> What's wrong with (setcdr (nthcdr (1- N) LIST) VALUE) ?
> Read the third line of the doc string:
>> If list has less than N elements, do not modify list.
> Your suggestion fails if N is less than the length of the list:

It's trivial to handle though that -- just see if the result of `nthcdr'
is nil, and only do the `setcdr' if not.  Adding a C function for this
rather rare operation just seems kinda like pointless bloat...

Run away!  Run away!

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