Number: 1203

Date: 22-May-84 17':30':25

Submitter: Wallace

Source: Wallace

Subject: HELPFLAG ought to be user-settable

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Attn: Release

Status: Open


Problem Type: Documentation

Impact: Annoying

Difficulty: Easy

Frequency: Everytime

Priority: Hopefully

System: Programming Environment

Subsystem: Break Package



Lisp Version: 21-May-84 01':21':39

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Description: HELPFLAG is reset by the exec each time thru the loop.  If it must exhibit this behaviour, at least the value it resets to ought to at least be user-settable.'

Workaround: It is, you must SETTOPVAL(HELPFLAG). HELPFLAG isn''t reset, it is rebound to its top level value.

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Edit-Date: 26-Aug-84 15':56':46