[gambit-list] Macro name can't be used as a variable: string-append

Chris Mueller ruunsmail at gmail.com
Sun Aug 18 15:32:43 EDT 2013


(define (apply-test)
   (apply string-append (list "A" "B" "C")))

Works flawlessly on my system.

Maybe this is a bug within profiler in statprof.scm.

(I'm using Gambit 4.7.0)

Chris


On 14.08.2013 23:56, Dirk Theisen wrote:
> Hi!
>
> I'm trying to run the profiler from
> http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~germaing/statprof.html with Gambit 4.6.6
> and run into multiple problems.
>
> Some, I was able to fix (I'm a scheme beginner), but this...
>
> (define (as-rgb col)
>    (apply string-append
>           (map
>            (lambda (x)
>              (pad-left (number->string x 16) 2 #\0))
>            col)))
>
> gives me
>
> *** ERROR IN "statprof.scm"@94.20 -- Macro name can't be used as a
> variable: string-append
>
> I am unable to figure out.
>
> I string-append a macro?
>
>  > (procedure? string-append)
> #t
>
> Is this a Gambit bug or something I do overlook?
>
> Keep hacking!
>      Dirk
>
>
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