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Re: [Scheme-reports] (command-line) needs to specify argv behavior
Per Bothner scripsit:
> The definitions of (command-line) is:
> Returns the command line arguments passed to the process
> as a list of strings.
> It needs to clarify if this list includes the command used to
> invoke the process - i.e. C's argv.
> Making it implementation-dependent makes it useless.
> However, it is possible to make the first car be implementation-dependent.
That was the intention. Fixed in trunk.
> Allowing command-line (and command-invoker) to return a list of
> immutable strings
> (like symbol->string does) would avoid the need for an extra copy operation
> on Kawa, but that is pretty minor.
Added: "It is an error to mutate any of these strings",
and similarly for get-environment-variable(s).
John Cowan cowan@x http://ccil.org/~cowan
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