[slime-devel] Slime with SBCL 1.0.22 on windows ; pipelined request... (swank:listener-eval "d

Walter GR waltergr at aol.com
Tue Dec 23 06:45:05 UTC 2008

Helmut Eller wrote:
> * Rayne [2008-12-22 03:40+0100] writes:
>> I installed slime, and SBCL for windows, and it works fine, except for 
>> the REPL. Everything works great until I do something to cause an error, 
>> when I do, the debugger fires and gives me my options, and no matter 
>> which one I choose, nothing happens. The CL-USER> prompt doesn't come 
>> back, it just hangs up, and any thing I type results in it saying "; 
>> pipelined request... (swank:listener-eval "d". Is there any way to fix 
>> this? This really sucks. I'm sure it's something to do with SBCL because 
>> the windows port is experimental, just shooting at the chance of there 
>> being a fix for it.
> This sounds like this problem:
>  gmane.lisp.slime.devel/7991
> Scroll down to the workaround.

That "fixed" it.  Thanks!

> Summary: it's a problem with SBCL/Windows/READ-CHAR-NO-HANG/socket-streams.
> We could work around that in SLIME but it would clearly be better if the
> bug would be fixed in SBCL.



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