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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master c75eb10: Don't change byte-compile-delete-error

From: Johan Bockgård
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master c75eb10: Don't change byte-compile-delete-errors at runtime (Bug#27340)
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2017 21:25:17 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> Which suggests that declaim's effects are a superset of proclaim's
>> effects. But then it also says
> [...]
>> So I guess we could drop the effects at runtime?
> I agree that it's not really clear, but when you look at the doc of
> proclaim and compare it to that of declaim it seems clear what is the
> intention: one is meant to be "runtime only" (which is why it evaluates
> its argument and is just a normal function) while the other is designed
> such that it can be used at compile-time and only affects the
> compilation of the current file (although the doc allows the
> implementation to be less careful and let the effect "leak").

This is wrong. declaim has run-time effects, just like defvar etc. The
compile-time side effect is that it ALSO affects the compilation of the
remainder of the current file.


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