Re: Warning STklos feature: function redefination

From: Erick Gallesio <>
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 1995 14:20:00 +0100

> "John A. Zinky" writes
> The problem is when klos generic redefines a previously defined fuction.
> The first time was when I declared a generic function "update"
> The second time was when I declared a slot/accessor "text"
> In both cases the new generic function wipes out the old function.
> Now any code that depends on the old functions is broke, which is
> especially true of TK libraries which make extensive use of regular
> functions.
> The only saving grace is that the graphical debugger breaks and if I
> was paying attention I could have seen the culprit in the stack dump.
> Is there a package mechanism for STk?
Not yet. I really want to add a simple package mechanism to STk and I will
add one soon. The problem is that there are a lot of packages system proposed
for Scheme and I don't want to a add a new one without regarding them.
I agree with you that it is abolutely necessary.

                -- Erick
Received on Mon Jul 24 1995 - 14:20:01 CEST

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