[slime-devel] Re: Allegro and *globally-redirect-io*

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Thu Apr 17 15:51:03 UTC 2008

* Gábor Melis [2008-04-08 11:58+0200] writes:

> Workaround for longstanding issue with allegro and 
> *globally-redirect-io* not working as intended.
> This prints HELLO to the *inferior lisp buffer:
> (mp:process-run-function
>  "Test"
>  (lambda () (loop (sleep 2) (print 'hello))))
> because allegro repl binds the standard streams and the global io 
> redirect effectively modifies the thread local binding.
> The workaround is called from initialize-multiprocessing which may not 
> be the best place.

Indeed.  And it should only be done if *globally-redirect-io* is true.


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