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Macro RETURN

Syntax

  • return [result]

Arguments and Values

  • result - a form; evaluated. The default is nil.

Description

Returns, as if by return-from, from the block named nil.

Examples

(block nil (return) 1)

NIL

(block nil (return 1) 2)

1

(block nil (return (values 1 2)) 3)

1 2

(block nil (block alpha (return 1) 2))

1

(block alpha (block nil (return 1)) 2)

2

(block nil (block nil (return 1) 2))

1

Affected By

None.

Conditions

None.

See Also

Notes

(return) ≡ (return-from nil) (return form) ≡ (return-from nil form)

The implicit blocks established by macros such as do are often named nil, so that return can be used to exit from such forms.