[slime-devel] Re: compile-file, slime and line number?

Bill Clementson billclem at gmail.com
Fri May 12 21:14:40 UTC 2006

> >> I'm getting back into actual lisp development and I'm trying to
> >> install the common lisp music (clm) package using sbcl.  I've gotten a
> >> compile error (in mus.lisp for those that are interested) that I'd
> >> like to figure out how to fix it, but I can't really find it since the
> >> error doesn't seem to provide line numbers for the error.  Is there a
> >> way to get the line number that the error occured on printed?
> >
> > Doesn't M-n take you to the error?
> I may have spoke too soon with my last message. It does let me walk
> through the stack trace to find the error that the compiler had, but
> it doesn't tell me where the compiler is in the file that it is
> compiling.  Now that I think about it, this seems to be problem in the
> compiler, rather than in the source file, but i'm new to actually
> using lisp so I could just be totally wrong.  Here is a listing of the
> stack trace (just up to the call to compile file, the actual trace is
> 200+ deep):
[snipped stack trace]

Ok, I thought you had compiled the music.lisp as part of a build of
the CLM package. I'm not familiar with CLM, but the documentation

   How To Build CLM: In general start lisp and (load "all.lisp").

Have you done this? The README.clm file has full instructions.

- Bill

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