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Re: The implementation of `make-string' is in C

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: The implementation of `make-string' is in C
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:06:39 +0100
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Deniz Dogan <address@hidden> writes:

> Why is `make-string' implemented in C?  Why not something like:
>   (apply 'string (make-list LENGTH INIT))

That creates a lot of cons garbage.


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