[slime-devel] Aquamacs/SLIME on Intel does not finish asdf load

jcm at sdf.lonestar.org jcm at sdf.lonestar.org
Fri Dec 19 02:58:50 UTC 2008

> * jcm at sdf.lonestar.org [2008-12-17 13:59+0100] writes:
>> This problem does not have an actual error message in the REPL, so it's
>> starting to frustrate me a bit.
>> Loading a couple of large projects from the terminal/REPL works fine,
>> but
>> doing the same operation from SLIME stops, without an error, and with an
>> unresponsive REPL.  It never gives an error, or returns control to the
>> prompt.  Sometimes the cpu is pegged at 98+% on the sbcl process.
> This sounds like this problem:
> http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.lisp.steel-bank.devel/12464
> OTOH, SBCL shouldn't consume so much CPU time if it's deadlocked.
> Does the problem also occur if you set SWANK:*COMMUNICATION-STYLE*
> to something other than :spawn ?
> Also keep an eye on the *inferior-lisp* buffer; it might contain
> some error message.

Actually, I rolled back to the previous official release of SBCL and that
solved the problem for now.  But maybe I'll cvs up to HEAD and try these
other settings.

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