[slime-devel] Strange startup behaviour

Bill Clementson billclem at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 23:31:03 UTC 2005

On 10/25/05, Paul Lathrop <greytalyn at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been banging my head against this for a couple hours and haven't
> been able to figure out the problem, so I humbly ask for help or a
> pointer to the right place to ask:
> I'm attempting to run the current CVS SLIME with SBCL When I
> hit M-x slime in emacs, compilation notes stream by, and then all
> action stops with the message:
> Lisp connection closed unexpectedly: connection broken by remote peer.
> Here's the weird part. If I start sbcl in a terminal and load up swank
> manually, connecting with M-x slime-connect from Emacs, everything
> works fine. I can't find anything enlightening in the *Messages* or
> *slime-events* buffers - it just quietly dies.
> Any ideas?

Have you tried deleting all the fasl's from the ~/.slime directory?
This sometimes bites people when they do a cvs update.

- Bill

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