[slime-devel] Re: CMUCL Timers

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Tue Sep 16 08:00:04 UTC 2008

* Madhu [2008-09-16 02:37+0200] writes:

> * Raymond Toy <48CBFC17.5010103 at gmail.com> :
> Wrote on Sat, 13 Sep 2008 13:44:55 -0400:
> | Madhu wrote:
> |> I'd like to see *use-dedicated-output-stream* supported: It is useful
> |> and sometimes necessary for output to not to go through the whole of
> |> slime repl's infrasturcture.
> |
> | What to you mean supported?  It seems to be supported.
> I was remembering this thread
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.lisp.slime.devel/6507/
> (I believe the REPL code was added without considering this variable
> and mode of behaviour and so was incompatible, and now slime has to
> discourage the use of the mode in effect deprecating it. Had it been
> supported, the alternative design would have been a framework for the
> repl machinery in which both modes of operation coexisted without
> problems to either)

I discourage the dedicated stream because I'd like to improve the speed
of the non-dedicated stream or at least understand why the dedicated
stream is no much faster.


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