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Re: eval-when-compile & cl

From: JD Smith
Subject: Re: eval-when-compile & cl
Date: 28 Oct 2003 15:10:35 -0700

On Tue, 2003-10-28 at 14:18, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > A user testing a recent version of my IDLWAVE package found that 'cl is
> > not correctly loaded when referenced as:
> > (eval-when-compile (require 'cl))
> The above code only ensures the package is loaded during compilation,
> so it is useful if you use CL macros but is of no help for CL functions.

Thanks for the explanation, Stefan.  It sounds like it would be
preferred to avoid loading 'cl.  I found out that most RedHat
distributions load 'cl via various bundled site-lisp files, hence my
confusion regarding its implicit loading.  What is the recommendation on
the use of 'cl functions?  


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