Wasted call to str in read-ns-decl
The function read-ns-decl (both copies in each of two namespaces) contain the expression:
This is equivalent to (read rdr), plus a wasted call to str whose return value is discarded.
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Sorry for the noise. I was trying out pre-release version of Eastwood linter on as many contrib libraries as possible, and it found that odd-looking code. It didn't occur to me to look through the commit history to see when it became like it was, and why. Subtle.
The call to str was added to force the Clojure reader to throw exceptions immediately when it encounters a syntax error. See TNS-1