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- To: John Williams <johnw%cvaxa.sussex.ac.uk@Cs.Ucl.AC.UK>
- Subject: evalhook, eval-when
- From: David A. Moon <Moon@STONY-BROOK.SCRC.Symbolics.COM>
- Date: Thu, 5 Mar 87 16:54 EST
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
- In-reply-to: <email@example.com>
When EVAL-WHEN refers to "compile", it means the translation of a source
file into a binary file, rather than the conversion of list structures
into machine language instructions. EVAL-WHEN has to do with the
distinction between doing things in a file, which will later be loaded
into some other Lisp world, and doing things in the current Lisp world.
So I don't think your incrementally compilation technique affects
EVAL-WHEN at all.
I have no opinion on the *EVALHOOK* issue.