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is_built_in(++PredSpec)

Succeeds if PredSpec is a system built-in predicate.
PredSpec
Term of the form Atom/Integer.

This built-in predicate is obsolete!

Description

Used to test whether PredSpec is a ECLiPSe built-in predicate.

This predicate only succeeds for a PredSpec which is known to be a built-in. Undefined Predspec's raise an exception.

Modes and Determinism

Modules

This predicate is sensitive to its module context (tool predicate, see @/2).

Fail Conditions

Fails if PredSpec is not a built-in predicate

Exceptions

(4) instantiation fault
PredSpec is not fully instantiated.
(5) type error
PredSpec is not in the format Atom/Integer.
(60) referring to an undefined procedure
PredSpec is not a defined procedure.

Examples

Success:
   is_built_in(nl/0).
   is_built_in(write/1).

Fail:
   is_built_in(append/3). % append/3 is a library
                          % predicate, not a built-in.
Error:
   is_built_in(X).           (Error 4).
   is_built_in(a/X).         (Error 4).
   is_built_in(a).           (Error 5).
   is_built_in(1).           (Error 5).
   is_built_in(undefined/0). (Error 60).



See Also

current_built_in / 1, is_predicate / 1, get_flag / 3