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rename-package (Function)

— Function: rename-package package new-name &optional new-nicknames package-object
Arguments and Values:

package—a package designator.

new-name—a package designator.

new-nicknames—a list of string designators. The default is the empty list.

package-object—the renamed package object.


Replaces the name and nicknames of package. The old name and all of the old nicknames of package are eliminated and are replaced by new-name and new-nicknames.

The consequences are undefined if new-name or any new-nickname conflicts with any existing package names.

 (make-package 'temporary :nicknames '("TEMP"))  #<PACKAGE "TEMPORARY">
 (rename-package 'temp 'ephemeral)  #<PACKAGE "EPHEMERAL">
 (package-nicknames (find-package 'ephemeral))  ()
 (find-package 'temporary)  NIL
 (rename-package 'ephemeral 'temporary '(temp fleeting))
 (package-nicknames (find-package 'temp))  ("TEMP" "FLEETING")
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