[slime-devel] inferior-lisp-program cannot contain spaces

Martin Simmons martin at lispworks.com
Mon Jul 25 19:24:01 UTC 2005

>>>>> On Mon, 25 Jul 2005 19:23:01 +0200, Ury Marshak <urym at two-bytes.com> said:

  Ury> Looking at CVS HEAD's  slime-inferior-lisp functions
  Ury> it seems that it's impossible to use paths containing
  Ury> spaces, since they will be split-string'd in several parts.
  Ury> Trying to run on Win32, where most programs have
  Ury> space-containing paths ("c:/program files/....") confirms
  Ury> the problem. Are there any fixes/workarounds?

A workaround is to use the short (MS-DOS) names of everything that contains
spaces.  You can find them by using dir /x in a Command Prompt or from the
Properites dialogs on the Explorer.


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