[slime-devel] Re: How should I test multithreaded SBCL code using SLIME?

Glenn Ehrlich glenn.ehrlich at specastro.com
Tue Jan 17 21:51:25 UTC 2006

Helmut Eller <heller <at> common-lisp.net> writes:

> * Glenn Ehrlich [2006-01-10 20:44+0100] writes:
> > Is it possible to drive SBCL like I mentioned at the top with
> > LispWorks and if so, how do I do it?
> There was a race condition in the thread initialization code which
> only occurred when slime-connect was invoked in the REPL buffer.  It
> should be fixed in the CVS version.
> Helmut.


That's good news, thanks a lot.

I eventually fixed my problem by being more disciplined, which I should have
done in the first place.  I wrote fiveAM unit tests to spawn off carefully setup
& interacting threads.  Much better than hand testing in the REPL.


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