bugGNU Common Lisp - Bugs: bug #21809, (help symbol) produces error


bug #21809: (help symbol) produces error

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Submitted on:  Sun 16 Dec 2007 04:26:45 AM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Fixed
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Thu 21 Nov 2013 08:55:34 PM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks for your report! I believe this is fixed in the latest release, 2.6.10. However, the results are truncated if the gcl info files from the download page are not separately installed. I will look into the possibility of shipping these or equivalent in future release tarballs.

Camm Maguire <camm>
Project Administrator
Sun 16 Dec 2007 04:26:45 AM UTC, original submission:

The help function invoked from the REPL prompt produces errors, like so using Windows build GCL-2.6.6-ANSI.

I can be contacted at dwiniecki@boisestate.edu.

Best regards,


Don Winiecki, Ed.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Boise State University, College of Engineering
Department of Instructional & Performance Technology
1910 University Drive, Boise, Idaho 83725-2070 USA
E-mail: -unavailable-
WWW: http://ipt.boisestate.edu
Telephone: (+01) 208 426 1899
Fax: (+01) 208 426 1970

====== example of error output below ======

>(help 'cons)

CONS [Function]
Error in IF [or a callee]: Cant find node Top?

Fast links are on: do (use-fast-links nil) for debugging
Broken at SYSTEM::PRINT-DOC. Type :H for Help.
1 (Abort) Return to top level.

====== end of error output ======



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