[Ecls-list] Swank ECL backend

Geo Carncross geocar at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 01:36:42 UTC 2008

On Jan 16, 2008 8:32 PM, Geo Carncross <geocar at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 16, 2008 6:25 PM, Julian Stecklina <der_julian at web.de> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > it seems the swank backend for ECL has bitrotted somewhat and has a hard
> > time accomplishing anything useful. Does anyone know what's the problem?
> Hi, I applied some patches to slime cvs recently to try and help this.
> They were designed for ecl cvs, so if you're not building ecl yourself
> it'll be difficult to get slime to work with it. It works well enough
> for me to do basic things- although the debugger leaves much to be
> desired, and I'm working on that now.
> Is there something that you had a particular problem with that you
> wanted me to look at? Or was it just a general statement about its
> being unkept? :)

Actually I should add that it's only working "okayish" when ecl is
built with --enable-threads and I've only tested it on Linux, so other
environments may vary wildly.

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