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11.2.22 package-name Function

Syntax:
package-name package    name

Arguments and Values:
package - a package designator.

name - a string or nil.

Description:
package-name returns the string that names package, or nil if the package designator is a package object that has no name (see the function delete-package).

Examples:
 (in-package "COMMON-LISP-USER")  #<PACKAGE "COMMON-LISP-USER">
 (package-name *package*)  "COMMON-LISP-USER"
 (package-name (symbol-package :test))  "KEYWORD"
 (package-name (find-package 'common-lisp))  "COMMON-LISP"

 (defvar *foo-package* (make-package "FOO"))
 (rename-package "FOO" "FOO0")
 (package-name *foo-package*)  "FOO0"

Exceptional Situations:
Should signal an error of type type-error if package is not a package designator.

Allegro CL Implementation Details:
None.

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