ABCL functionality

Marco Antoniotti marco.antoniotti at
Thu Jun 6 06:04:27 UTC 2019

Thanks Elliott, but no.

These are REPL conveniences.  How is the “cd” command implemented?

I know I should dig in the ABCL code, but I am one of the laziest lispers around :) :) :)

All the best


> On Jun 6, 2019, at 04:28 , Elliott, Clark <elliott at> wrote:
> Hi Marco,
> I’m not sure if this is what you are looking for, but it took me a long time to find these interactive commands:
> CL-USER(6): :help
>   apropos     ap   apropos
>   bt               backtrace n stack frames (default 8)
>   cd               change default directory
>   cf               compile file(s)
>   cload       cl   compile and load file(s)
>   continue    cont invoke restart n
>   describe    de   describe an object
>   error       err  print the current error message
>   exit        ex   exit lisp
>   frame       fr   set the value of cl:* to be frame n (default 0)
>   help        he   print this help
>   inspect     in   inspect an object
>   istep       i    navigate within inspection of an object
>   ld               load a file
>   ls               list directory
>   macroexpand ma   macroexpand an expression
>   package     pa   change *PACKAGE*
>   pwd         pw   print current directory
>   reset       res  return to top level
>   rq               require a module
>   trace       tr   trace function(s)
>   untrace     untr untrace function(s)
> Commands must be prefixed by the command character, which is ':' by default.
> Best,
> Clark Elliott

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