[slime-devel] Re: [slime-cvs] CVS slime
jsnell at iki.fi
Tue Nov 28 01:06:22 UTC 2006
<heller at common-lisp.net> wrote:
> I don't understand this change. If the file doesn't exist then OPEN
> will just fail (which is already handled). And even if PROBE-FILE
> succeeds, OPEN can still fail, e.g. because some other process deleted
> the file in between.
> Which problem does the patch solve?
The first change made to a buffer that was created using find-file on
a file that didn't yet exist would cause a Slime REPL to pop up and
take focus. The mode-line of the original buffer would show "(Lisp
Slime|eval...)". Some features like arglist-echoing would temporarily
stop working in all Slime buffers.
This only occured with fairly recent versions of Slime, with both SBCL
and CMUCL. Nothing out of the ordinary in either *inferior-lisp* or
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