[slime-devel] Re: External format problems with latest CVS slime and SBCL

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Tue Nov 21 21:10:31 UTC 2006

* Holger Duerer [2006-11-21 12:10+0100] writes:

> Not sure if these changes caused my problems but it seems likely.  

Yes, you're right.

> After some digging I came up with the patch below and things are
> working again.  (Summary: find-external-format is being passed a
> symbol but seems to expect a string.)

find-external-format should be called with a string as argument not
with a keyword. I.e. the old code was fine.
The problem was, that I forgot to update swank:*coding-system*.  I've
done it now.


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