[slime-devel] starting slime

Nikodemus Siivola nikodemus at random-state.net
Sat Mar 31 10:50:02 UTC 2007

David Fisher wrote:

>   i am trying to install slime and am having problems specified below (seems to
> be in swank-loader.lisp and accessing a file it has created ?). I 
> am using emacs , slime from the cvs snapshot on the project page and
> clisp 2.41 on windowsxp. 

This seems to be a Clisp / environment problem:

> (load "c:/home/site/slime/swank-loader.lisp" :verbose t)
> (swank:start-server "c:/DOCUME~1/DAVID~2.DF-/LOCALS~1/Temp/slime.3412"
> :external-format :iso-latin-1-unix)
> module 'syscalls' requires package OS.
> Process inferior-lisp exited abnormally with code 1

Looks like Clisp saying that it cannot find the package OS. (This may be
a problem in in either your Clisp installation or possible Slime's
Clisp backend -- I don't know.)


   -- Nikodemus

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