[Ecls-list] ECL & Slime (require 'sockets)

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll lisp at arrakis.es
Thu Dec 8 06:19:07 UTC 2005

Goffioul Michael dijo:
>> Hello,
>> When I try to run the latest Slime from CVS (as of 12/7/05),
>> with ecl-0.9h, I get this error:
>> ;;; Loading
>> "/home/ventimig/local/share/emacs/site-lisp/slime/nregex.lisp"
>> ;;; Loading
>> "/home/ventimig/local/share/emacs/site-lisp/slime/swank-ecl.lisp"
>> Module error: Don't know how to REQUIRE SOCKETS.
>> Broken at REQUIRE.
>> I know it's hard to keep up with the latest Slime, but any
>> idea what the problem is here?  Thanks!
> This is typically the message you get when the sockets modules has not
> been compiled and installed. It actually means ECL cannot locate
> sockets.fas.

Surely this error message can be improved :-) And it's just a top of
iceberg -- the error messages in ECL are rather cryptic, unfortunately.


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