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Re: cl-byte-compile-compiler-macro

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: cl-byte-compile-compiler-macro
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 01:44:06 +0200
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     AFAIK the symbol is a used as a symbol property.  It tells the 
> byte-compiler
>     that a function call to the function bound to the corresponding symbol can
>     be optimized in some cases and that the way to optimize it to to pass it 
> to
>     the cl-byte-compile-compiler-macro property value (it's a so-called
>     "compiler macro").
> Right.  So compiling a call to that macro will crash unless cl is
> loaded.

You need to load cl anyway when byte compiling a call to defstruct, and
then cl-macs (which defines byte-compile-compiler-macro) is autoloaded.


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