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Window error-handler lossage.
- To: BUG-LISPM at MIT-AI, BUG-ZMAIL at MIT-AI
- Subject: Window error-handler lossage.
- From: David L. Andre <DLA at MIT-AI>
- Date: Sun ,17 Jan 82 15:32:00 EDT
- Cc: rwg at MIT-MC
Date: 14 JAN 1982 2328-PST
To: BUG-LISPM at MIT-AI
In ETHER 24.5, System 78.40, microcode 841, on Xerox Lisp Machine Two:
In the window EH, trying to Set Arg an instance var takes CDR of the symbol.
I couldn't duplicate this, but I got some other funny behavior. What I
(funcall tv:selected-window ':funcall-inside-yourself #'error "foo")
Then I went into the window error handler. I "Set Arg"ed #'error to
'error, and "Set Arg"ed the rest arg to ("bar"). I then did a retry,
and got ERROR: foo. The second arg had been set correctly, but the rest
I then attempted to use Set Arg on instance variables. From that time
on, whenever I used Set Arg, I got the message "That is not an argument
or a local", regardless of what I was pointing at, and even when I
re-entered the window error-handler.
Furthurmore, when I was typing this message (in ZMail), I did c-m-Break,
c-m-W, and got into the cold load stream when the pdl overflowed.
Continuing from that did get me into the window error-handler.