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Re: Strange incf behavior in Emacs 22. Intentional?


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Strange incf behavior in Emacs 22. Intentional?
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 22:00:36 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> A quoted list is evaluated to a cons cell at _compile_ time.
>
> Actually, it's done at "read" time (aka "load" time).  I.e. when you
> load the .el or .elc file, or when you hit C-x C-e on the (defun
> ...).

Sure.

>> The contents of this cons cell can be changed with setcar (or, in
>> this case, incf).
>
> And I consider this as a bug, actually, but a known one that's a bit
> difficult to fix satisfactorily.

Why would that be a bug?

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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