[slime-devel] Re: comma shortcut doesn't work always

Edi Weitz edi at agharta.de
Tue Jan 31 09:10:10 UTC 2006

On Tue, 31 Jan 2006 12:33:11 +1100, Mark Triggs <mark at dishevelled.net> wrote:

> I seem to be able to reproduce this reliably, but it only occurs
> when I first start a new inferior lisp process.  To reproduce it I
> make sure there are no REPL or inferior-lisp buffers still around,
> then run `M-x slime' to start everything up.  When the REPL buffer
> appears (after the animation plays), typing "," inserts a literal
> comma.  If I backspace that comma and type another,
> `slime-handle-repl-shortcut' runs correctly.  Does anyone else see
> this?

I can't reproduce it like this, unfortunately.  As I said, for me it
only happens sometimes and I haven't seen a pattern yet.

> I notice `slime-init-connection-state' has a comment that reads:
>   ;; We do the rest of our initialization asynchronously. The current
>   ;; function may be called from a timer, and if we setup the REPL
>   ;; from a timer then it mysteriously uses the wrong keymap for the
>   ;; first command.
> which would seem to explain what I'm seeing.

If timers are involved then maybe it depends on how fast you type the
comma or something like that?


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