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22.7.2 Recursive functions

Recursive functions need special attention. A recursive function may well be found on the stack in more than one place during one interrupt. The profiler counts each occurrence of the function, and so the total number of times a function is found on the stack may be greater than the number of times the stack is examined.

*LispWorks IDE User Guide (Macintosh version) - 25 Nov 2011*