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4.11.9 Creating a Module Dynamically

There are several ways in which you can create a module without loading a module file for it. One way to do this is by asserting clauses into a specified module. For example, the command (A) will create the dynamic predicate f/1 and the module m if they did not previously exist.

| ?- assert(m:f(x)).  (A)

Another way to create a module dynamically is to compile a non-module file into a specified module. For example (B), will compile the clauses in File into the module M.

| ?- compile(M:File).  (B)

The same effect can be achieved by (temporarily) changing the type-in module to M (see ref-mod-tyi) and then calling compile(File), or executing the command in module M as in (C).

| ?- M:compile(File).  (C)

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