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make-condition type &rest slot-initializations => condition

Arguments and Values:

type---a type specifier (for a subtype of condition).

slot-initializations---an initialization argument list.

condition---a condition.


Constructs and returns a condition of type type using slot-initializations for the initial values of the slots. The newly created condition is returned.


 (defvar *oops-count* 0)

 (setq a (make-condition 'simple-error
                         :format-control "This is your ~:R error."
                         :format-arguments (list (incf *oops-count*))))
=>  #<SIMPLE-ERROR 32245104>
 (format t "~&~A~%" a)
>>  This is your first error.
=>  NIL
 (error a)
>>  Error: This is your first error.
>>  To continue, type :CONTINUE followed by an option number:
>>   1: Return to Lisp Toplevel.
>>  Debug> 

Side Effects: None.

Affected By:

The set of defined condition types.

Exceptional Situations: None.

See Also:

define-condition, Section 9.1 (Condition System Concepts)

Notes: None.

The following X3J13 cleanup issue, not part of the specification, applies to this section:

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