Subject: Re: #'sizeof operator?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1999/01/11
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* David Bakhash <>
| I'm using ACL 5.0, on MS Windows.  But all I need is an estimate on this:
| (size-of "")
| and any implementation of Lisp on any system will probably give me a good
| enough idea.  It's just an parameter for an algorithm of mine to work.
| it's not the crux, by any means.

(defun string-array-2 (n)
  (cons (make-string n) (make-string n)))

  compile it, run it, inspect the return value, look at the addresses of
  the string objects.  increase n.  repeat until satisfied.