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Re: sizeof

At  1:51 PM 1/10/94 -0500, Robert Bruce Findler wrote:
>Excerpts from internet.listserv.info-mcl: 10-Jan-94 Re: sizeof by Doug
>F. Technology@flavo 
>> >Is there an equivalent of the C sizeof macro in MCL?
>> I don't think so; what would it do?
>It would return the size in bytes of a structure. Earlier I found myself
>making a CTabHandle, by doing something like this:
>(make-record :ColorTable :storage :Handle 
>             :length (+ (sizeof :ColorTable)
>                        (* num-colors (sizeof :ColorSpec))))
>But, I couldn't because sizeof is not existant. Is there a better way to
>treat this sort of thing?
>Robby Findler                                               robby+@cmu.edu
>Carnegie Mellon University    Pittsburgh, PA                (412) 681-4552

See page 573 of the MCL 2.0 reference manual for a description of record-length.