[slime-devel] Problem using paredit mode with REPL

Taylor R Campbell campbell at mumble.net
Tue Aug 1 17:30:02 UTC 2006

   Date: Tue, 01 Aug 2006 18:37:49 +0200
   From: Ralf Mattes <rm at mh-freiburg.de>

   i'm trying to use paredit-mode in Slime's repl but 
   unfortunately enabling paredit mode results in a dysfunctional
   repl -- pressing 'enter'/'return' while the pointer is after
   the closing sexpression only inserts a newline but doesn't send
   the expression to the lisp process. BTW, i tried both supported 
   types of slime-repl-return-behavior.

Try the latest paredit beta, available at


It no longer shadows the binding of RET; instead it now follows the
standard GNU Emacs convention of giving C-j a fancy binding and
leaving RET alone.  (You are still free, of course, to bind RET for
your personal use in paredit-mode-map or other places, and indeed I do
this, but Paredit Mode no longer interferes with other bindings of

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