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bindings of *DEBUG-IO*
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- Subject: bindings of *DEBUG-IO*
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- Date: Thu, 1 Aug 1996 18:01:39 +0100 (BST)
I'm getting confused about the binding of *DEBUG-IO* when
using clisp non-interactively with the -x command line option.
It appears that *DEBUG-IO* becomes a two-way-stream, rather than
a synonym for *TERMINAL-IO*. However I can't find this documented
anywhere in either the manual page describing -x, or the
implementation notes, grepping the doc directory left me none the wiser.
This is probably the correct thing to do -- after all
if you're not interactive you don't want to prompt the user for
continues after CERROR.
So my question is what are the stream binding differences between
interactive and -x usage? Is my supposition correct and is *DEBUG-IO*
a null input stream when non-interactive?
thanks in advance.
Nathan Sidwell Holder of the Xmris home page
Chameleon Architecture Group at SGS-Thomson, formerly Inmos
http://www.pact.srf.ac.uk/~nathan/ Tel 0117 9707182
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