[slime-devel] Re: error message

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Fri Jul 6 11:06:34 UTC 2007

* Tamas K Papp [2007-07-05 16:11+0200] writes:

> I have tried the June 20th slime tarball and the error is still here,
> I attached the backtrace and *slime-events*.
> Tamas
> Debugger entered--Lisp error: (wrong-number-of-arguments (lambda (f startval l) "reduce the list l by the binary function f.
>    Use start value startval (cf MacLennnan p. 396)" (cond ((null l) startval) (t (apply f (list (car l) (reduce f startval (cdr l))))))) 4)
>   reduce(slime-most-severe ((:message "--> PROGN EVAL-WHEN \n==>\n

Apparently you have redefined the function reduce (in Emacs).  Give
your version a different name, like my-reduce, to avoid the name
clash.  You can type  C-h f reduce RET  and Emacs will probably show
(among other things) the filename where it is defined.


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