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bug#27177: 26.0.50: Macroexpanding cl-loop and friends (make-symbol usag
bug#27177: 26.0.50: Macroexpanding cl-loop and friends (make-symbol usage)
Fri, 02 Jun 2017 17:46:01 -0600
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)
> Alex <address@hidden> writes:
>>> AFAICT `print-circle' and `print-gensym' also control how `prin1'
>> Does print-circle? Consider:
>> (prin1 `(cons ,(make-symbol "hello")
>> ,(make-symbol "hello")))
>> print-gensym certainly makes a difference in the output, but
>> print-circle doesn't seem to.
> You're producing 2 different symbols, try
> (let ((sym (make-symbol "hello")))
> (prin1 `(cons ,sym ,sym)))
Right, sorry for the bad example. I don't know what I was thinking.
>> However, I don't know how prin1 would keep track of the uninterned
>> symbols across many different procedure calls, which it would need to do
>> for it to know what is being shared.
> It looks like `print-continuous-numbering' and `print-number-table'
> might be relevant.
That does look like an option, thanks. I'd still like for cl-macs.el to
produce readable output without all of these extra print-* variables
set, but if it's infeasible to do that, then I'll look into using those.