[slime-devel] Problems with SLIME and LispWorks 5
atkinw at rpi.edu
Wed Sep 27 15:15:55 UTC 2006
On Sep 27, 2006, at 5:32 AM, Peder O. Klingenberg wrote:
> Bill Atkins <atkinw at rpi.edu> writes:
>> Then I ran SLIME and watched some output scroll through
>> *inferior-lisp*, only to stop at a CL-USER> prompt. The echo area
>> informs me that SLIME is still polling the connection ("Polling
>> "/tmp/slime.1257".. (Abort with `M-x slime- abort-connection'.)").
> I'm seeing the same symptoms on a laptop running ubuntu, with LW 4.6
> and CVS slime (last checkout was a couple of weeks ago, I think).
> It's been that way for quite some time for me, many months. I haven't
> investigated at all (actual work keeps getting in the way), but I've
> avoided upgrading the slime on my normal workstation for a long time,
> partly because of this .
> I have a workaround, though. I don't have my laptop with me today, so
> this is going by memory, but when slime hangs and displays that
> message about aborting the connection, I do another 'M-x slime'. When
> it asks me if I want to open another *inferior-lisp* I decline. That
> apparently unsticks something in slime, and I get the slime REPL
> running. The message buffer often says something like "buffer has no
> process" or something, but everything works just fine.
You're right; running slime again does the trick. Thanks. It would
still be nice to find out what causes this.
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