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Re: Compiling a recursive macro

From: Douglas Lewan
Subject: Re: Compiling a recursive macro
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 17:38:13 -0400
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On 6/11/20 5:32 PM, Michael Heerdegen wrote:
Douglas Lewan <> writes:

(defmacro mmm ()
     (cond ((at-root-p)
            do  tree-wide stuff)
            (with-current-buffer root (mmm)))
That really looks like this shouldn't be a macro.  Why do you want this
to be a macro?
The macro itself has to establish a new variable for each buffer in the tree of buffers. It's somehow not natural (to me) to pass 'new-var to a defun that's supposed to act like (defvar).

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If this is what winning looks like, I'd hate to see what losing is.

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