6 Miscellaneous Programming Features
6.1 Introduction This chapter describes several miscellaneous programming features.
All of the constructs used by these facilities are extensions to Common Lisp.
- The Source File Recording Facility records the name of the source file in which a Lisp object is defined and monitors redefinitions and multiple definitions of the object.
- The Advice Facility allows you to wrap a function with advice so that you can modify the function's behavior.
- The Resource Facility lets you allocate and deallocate Lisp objects without incurring a heavy run-time expense.
The Advanced User's Guide - 9 SEP 1996
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