[slime-devel] slime-read-port-and-connect

Samium Gromoff _deepfire at feelingofgreen.ru
Wed Jan 24 23:01:12 UTC 2007

At Thu, 25 Jan 2007 00:54:59 +0300,
Samium Gromoff wrote:
> the semantics of the second parameter to slime-read-port-and-connect
> is the number 0.2sec retries to perform check for the swank-port-info
> file existence before failing.
> the question why is this feature not used -- both callers in slime.el
> specify this parameter as nil, effectively ignoring this graceful
> degradation feature...

I guess i should have looked better before asking, as currently the
function loops indefinitely until it connects, without an upper cap
on attemption retry count, which is a sufficiently reasonable behaviour...

> regards, Samium Gromoff

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