[armedbear-devel] EXTENSIONS:EXIT behavior (was Re: [armedbear-ticket] [armedbear] #164: Cannot quit SLIME REPL)
evenson at panix.com
Mon Aug 22 12:26:49 UTC 2011
On Aug 22, 2011, at 14:22 , Ville Voutilainen wrote:
> On 22 August 2011 15:19, Mark Evenson <evenson at panix.com> wrote:
>> We should probably centralize using the value of a variable as to
>> whether to really exit or not. For the case where SLIME is making
>> thread(s) to handle the Emacs REPL request, EXTENSIONS:EXIT is
>> pretty clearly meant to map to System.exit().
> We're singing the same song. I don't want to change what ext:exit does.
> I'm saying that ext:exit shouldn't cause a ProcessingTerminated exception.
Sorry, I didn't read your reply carefully enough.
Next question: then why is the ProcessingTerminated exception only
thrown in the EXT:EXIT and EXT:QUIT implementations? When would
we ever expect it to be thrown?
"A screaming comes across the sky. It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare to it now."
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