[slime-devel] Re: What expressions can be inspected with slime-inspect?

Luke Gorrie luke at bluetail.com
Tue Jul 6 07:26:46 UTC 2004

Paolo Amoroso <amoroso at mclink.it> writes:

> What kind of expressions it is possible to inspect with the
> `slime-inspect' command?  Suppose I evaluate this in a SLIME repl:
>   (defclass my-class () ((a) (b))
> then invoke `slime-inspect' from a Lisp mode buffer with `C-c I' and
> type:
>   (make-instance 'cl-user::my-class)

Should work fine, assuming you did the defclass in the CL-USER
package. Works for me in CMUCL 19a-pre3.

> I get this error:
>   Error in function PCL::FIND-CLASS-FROM-CELL:
>      No class named: COMMON-LISP-USER::MY-CLASS.
>      [Condition of type SIMPLE-ERROR]

How about if you do the make-instance call from e.g. the REPL instead?

It would be strange if it's inspector-specific. The inspector just
does READ and EVAL on the input.


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