Commit 19cebf5a authored by Gerd Moellmann's avatar Gerd Moellmann

(Fdefvaralias): New function.

(specbind): Simplify the test if symbol is a constant.
(syms_of_eval): Defsubr Fdefvaralias.
parent 4fab758d
......@@ -667,6 +667,33 @@ and the result should be a form to be evaluated instead of the original.")
return fn_name;
DEFUN ("defvaralias", Fdefvaralias, Sdefvaralias, 2, 2, 0,
"Make SYMBOL a variable alias for symbol ALIASED.\n\
Setting the value of SYMBOL will subsequently set the value of ALIASED,\n\
and getting the value of SYMBOL will return the value ALIASED has.\n\
ALIASED nil means remove the alias; SYMBOL is unbound after that.")
(symbol, aliased)
Lisp_Object symbol, aliased;
struct Lisp_Symbol *sym;
CHECK_SYMBOL (symbol, 0);
CHECK_SYMBOL (aliased, 1);
if (SYMBOL_CONSTANT_P (symbol))
error ("Cannot make a constant an alias");
sym = XSYMBOL (symbol);
sym->indirect_variable = 1;
sym->value = aliased;
sym->constant = SYMBOL_CONSTANT_P (aliased);
return aliased;
DEFUN ("defvar", Fdefvar, Sdefvar, 1, UNEVALLED, 0,
"Define SYMBOL as a variable.\n\
You are not required to define a variable in order to use it,\n\
......@@ -2901,25 +2928,22 @@ specbind (symbol, value)
Lisp_Object symbol, value;
Lisp_Object ovalue;
Lisp_Object valcontents;
CHECK_SYMBOL (symbol, 0);
if (specpdl_ptr == specpdl + specpdl_size)
grow_specpdl ();
/* The most common case is that a non-constant symbol with a trivial
value. Make that as fast as we can. */
if (!MISCP (XSYMBOL (symbol)->value)
&& !EQ (symbol, Qnil)
&& !EQ (symbol, Qt)
&& !(XSYMBOL (symbol)->name->data[0] == ':'
&& EQ (XSYMBOL (symbol)->obarray, initial_obarray)
&& !EQ (value, symbol)))
/* The most common case is that of a non-constant symbol with a
trivial value. Make that as fast as we can. */
valcontents = SYMBOL_VALUE (symbol);
if (!MISCP (valcontents) && !SYMBOL_CONSTANT_P (symbol))
specpdl_ptr->symbol = symbol;
specpdl_ptr->old_value = XSYMBOL (symbol)->value;
specpdl_ptr->old_value = valcontents;
specpdl_ptr->func = NULL;
XSYMBOL (symbol)->value = value;
SET_SYMBOL_VALUE (symbol, value);
......@@ -3038,8 +3062,8 @@ unbind_to (count, value)
/* If variable has a trivial value (no forwarding), we can
just set it. No need to check for constant symbols here,
since that was already done by specbind. */
if (!MISCP (XSYMBOL (specpdl_ptr->symbol)->value))
XSYMBOL (specpdl_ptr->symbol)->value = specpdl_ptr->old_value;
if (!MISCP (SYMBOL_VALUE (specpdl_ptr->symbol)))
SET_SYMBOL_VALUE (specpdl_ptr->symbol, specpdl_ptr->old_value);
set_internal (specpdl_ptr->symbol, specpdl_ptr->old_value, 0, 1);
......@@ -3358,6 +3382,7 @@ still determine whether to handle the particular condition.");
defsubr (&Sdefun);
defsubr (&Sdefmacro);
defsubr (&Sdefvar);
defsubr (&Sdefvaralias);
defsubr (&Sdefconst);
defsubr (&Suser_variable_p);
defsubr (&Slet);
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