Subject: Re: [Q]How to evaluate a string as lisp code?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 2000/03/29
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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* "David J. Cooper" <>
| Let's say your string is in the variable called string.
| (eval (read-from-string string))
| This will evaluate exactly one expression from the string.  You'll have
| to do something more (probably with subseq or something) to read and
| evaluate multiple expressions from a string.

  note that read-from-string returns two values, the secondary of which is
  the position from which you could continue to read from the string.