[Ecls-list] slowdown using Slime

Daniel Herring dherring at tentpost.com
Mon Apr 23 02:57:17 UTC 2012

On Sat, 21 Apr 2012, Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 4:42 AM, Daniel Herring <dherring at tentpost.com> wrote:
>       One of the pauses occurs when editing a make-instance form in a source
>       buffer.  Every time I type a key in a make-instance form, there is a pause
>       and a string prints in the slime-repl buffer.  Cursor key or text doesn't
>       matter.
> ECL now provides COMPUTE-A-M-U-CLASSES and thus I changed Slime to use it when available. When it is not available, Slime unfortunately enters in a complicated loop of errors that slow it down. I really cannot do much to fix that
> situation, but given that ECL will provide this new generic function, it does not make sense to waste more time on it.
> The changes have been committed both to ECL's and Slime's repos.


Thank you for fixing this.  I have confirmed that this problem is resolved 
by using the latest ECL and Slime.

- Daniel

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