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Re: `max-specpdl-size' and `max-lisp-eval-depth'

From: Hongyi Zhao
Subject: Re: `max-specpdl-size' and `max-lisp-eval-depth'
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2021 19:26:22 +0800

On Sun, Sep 26, 2021 at 3:14 PM <> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 26, 2021 at 02:33:51PM +0800, Hongyi Zhao wrote:
> [...]
> > What's the meaning of `specpdl'?
> Ask Emacs. Go to the Emacs Lisp info (in an Emacs windows, do C-h i
> and m "Elisp" or whatever equivalent there is in your operating
> system).
> Then enter "i" (means "index") and then "specpdl". The first hit
> will tell you:

I mainly use the following method to access this help: `C-h o
max-specpdl-size RET'

> So that is a kind of stack, but not for "normal" function returns,
> but rather for unwind-protects and other nonlocal exit paths.

Thank you for your explanation, but what puzzles me most is what is
the full English name of the word `specpdl'.

Best, HZ

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