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Re: define-obsolete-variable-alias problem

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: define-obsolete-variable-alias problem
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 16:54:58 +1200

 > Given this sequence:
 > (progn
 >   (setq foo 1)
 >   (define-obsolete-variable-alias 'foo 'bar)
 >   (defvar bar 2))
 > I'd have expected the end result to be bar = foo = 1.
 > However, the actual result is bar = foo = 2.

Isn't this really a problem with defvaralias?  Perhaps we could test there if
new-alias is bound and if so assign the value to base-variable.

Nick                                           http://www.inet.net.nz/~nickrob

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