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Re: [spr8239] package-lock warning messages
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>> I'm also a bit annoyed by the persistence with which Allegro protects
>> the built-in CL symbols - I can't even locally override CL fundefs
>> within an FLET/LABELS without having a flood of warnings thrown at me.
This is discussed in the Allegro CL User Guide, page 3-25, volume 1.
In short, you can disable package locking, though it is strongly
discouraged. You would not believe how many sprs we had because
people did this:
(defstruct instance ...)
which obviously clashes with make-instance if package locking is not
Also, there is a typo in the User Guide: the variable
excl:*enable-package-lock-errors* is really
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