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15.2.31 vector-push, vector-push-extend Function

vector-push new-element vector    new-index-p

vector-push-extend new-element vector &optional extension    new-index

Arguments and Values:
new-element - an object.

vector - a vector with a fill pointer.

extension - a positive integer. The default is implementation-dependent.

new-index-p - a valid array index for vector, or nil.

new-index - a valid array index for vector.

vector-push and vector-push-extend store new-element in vector. vector-push attempts to store new-element in the element of vector designated by the fill pointer, and to increase the fill pointer by one. If the (>= (fill-pointer vector) (array-dimension vector 0)), neither vector nor its fill pointer are affected. Otherwise, the store and increment take place and vector-push returns the former value of the fill pointer which is one less than the one it leaves in vector.

vector-push-extend is just like vector-push except that if the fill pointer gets too large, vector is extended using adjust-array so that it can contain more elements. Extension is the minimum number of elements to be added to vector if it must be extended.

vector-push and vector-push-extend return the index of new-element in vector. If (>= (fill-pointer vector) (array-dimension vector 0)), vector-push returns nil.

 (vector-push (setq fable (list 'fable))
              (setq fa (make-array 8 
                                   :fill-pointer 2
                                   :initial-element 'first-one)))  2 
 (fill-pointer fa)  3 
 (eq (aref fa 2) fable)  true
 (vector-push-extend #\X
                    (setq aa 
                          (make-array 5
                                      :element-type 'character
                                      :adjustable t
                                      :fill-pointer 3)))  3 
 (fill-pointer aa)  4 
 (vector-push-extend #\Y aa 4)  4 
 (array-total-size aa)   at least 5 
 (vector-push-extend #\Z aa 4)  5 
 (array-total-size aa)  9 ;(or more)

Affected By:
The value of the fill pointer.

How vector was created.

Exceptional Situations:
An error of type error is signaled by vector-push-extend if it tries to extend vector and vector is not actually adjustable.

An error of type error is signaled if vector does not have a fill pointer.

See Also:
adjustable-array-p, fill-pointer, vector-pop

Allegro CL Implementation Details:

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