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*gc-flag*

*gc-flag*

type: system variable 
location: built-in
source file: xldmem.c
Common LISP compatible: no
supported on: all machines

SYNTAX

*gc-flag*

DESCRIPTION

*GC-FLAG* is a system variable that controls the printing of a garbage collection message. If *GC-FLAG* is NIL, no garbage collection messages will be printed. If *GC-FLAG* is non-NIL, a garbage collection message will be printed whenever a GC takes place. The default value for *GC-FLAG* is NIL. The message will be of the form:

[ gc: total 4000, 2497 free ]

EXAMPLES

*gc-flag*                               ; returns NIL
(gc)                                    ; returns NIL
(setq *gc-flag* T)                      ; set up for message
(gc)                                    ; prints a gc message


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