[slime-devel] SBCL backend fix
Raymond.Wiker at fast.no
Thu Oct 23 16:20:47 UTC 2003
Luke Gorrie writes:
> I updated the SBCL backend to use a character stream to match the
> swank.lisp changes, which fixes a problem reported by Raymond Wiker on
> comp.lang.lisp. It doesn't look like the OpenMCL backend needs a
> similar update, but I'm not certain.
> For me the symptom of this problem includes totally hanging
> Emacs. That's no good, I'm looking for the cause.
Great! I downloaded the CVS version, and have it working now
(under FreeBSD, so far).
A couple of things:
As I mentioned earlier, I had to add a (require 'asdf) to
swank-sbcl.lisp. This is still necessary; asdf patches #'require so
that it (also) looks for files with the extension ".asd".
slime should probably check that the inferior lisp process is
actually live when you do a M-x slime - I had a an "*inferior lisp*"
buffer with no process, and slime was trying to connect to the (dead)
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