Commit c7ca41e6 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(save-match-data): Use save-match-data-internal

as the local variable, instead of an uninterned symbol.
parent b26e6764
......@@ -740,13 +740,18 @@ Wildcards and redirection are handled as usual in the shell."
(start-process name buffer shell-file-name shell-command-switch
(mapconcat 'identity args " ")))))
(defvar save-match-data-internal)
;; We use save-match-data-internal as the local variable because
;; that works ok in practice (people should not use that variable elsewhere).
;; We used to use an uninterned symbol; the compiler handles that properly
;; now, but it generates slower code.
(defmacro save-match-data (&rest body)
"Execute the BODY forms, restoring the global value of the match data."
(let ((original (make-symbol "match-data")))
(list 'let (list (list original '(match-data)))
(list 'unwind-protect
(cons 'progn body)
(list 'store-match-data original)))))
`(let ((save-match-data-variable '(match-data)))
(progn ,@body)
(store-match-data save-match-data-variable)))))
(defun match-string (num &optional string)
"Return string of text matched by last search.
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