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Re: in-package problems

>         I am having some problems with the IN-PACKAGE 
> macro in MCL2.0b1.  IN the old version (Mac. Allegro 
> 1.3.2) is is simple to use IN-PACKAGE with a variable 
> name, however this appears no longer to be possible.
> For example
> (setf *name* Rpackage-nameS)
> (make-package *name*)  ;; this bit works fine
> (in-package *name*)
> ;;;this then returns
> > Error: There is no package named "*NAME*" .
> > While executing: CCL::SET-PACKAGE
> Am I doing something silly, if not how can I get around 
> this problem and pass package names as variable?
> Thanks for any help
> Tom Usherwood

In MCL2.0b1 IN-PACKAGE has been changed to conform to the new definition 
described in CLtL2.  It is now a macro which doesn't evaluate its (single)