[slime-devel] Standard output no longer appears in REPL
evenson at panix.com
Sat Apr 11 08:26:51 UTC 2009
Steven E. Harris wrote:
> It's been a couple of months since I last used SLIME. Today I noticed
> that when I evaluate expressions in the REPL that write to
> *standard-output*, the output appears in the *inferior-lisp* buffer, but
> not in the REPL as it used to.
> I'm using GNU Emacs on Windows atop the CLISP Cygwin build. SLIME is up
> to date with CVS. Is there some new configuration required to restore
> the old behavior with output streams feeding into the REPL output?
I can confirm that the same problem exists on CLISP 2.47 on
x64-darwin-9.6.0. It also occurs in ABCL and ECL, both of which use the
I don't have a fix, but the same problem has been occurring with ABCL
on-and-off for the past half-year. The latest change that broke this
for ABCL was the move of WITH-CONNECTION in 'swank.lisp' from
MAKE-REPL-INPUT-STREAM to SIMPLE-SERVE-REQUESTS at Fri Mar 27 21:49:49
2009 with the ChangeLog comment:
2009-03-27 Helmut Eller <heller at common-lisp.net>
* swank.lisp (encode-message): Handle errors during write, e.g.
I thought this was some problem inside ABCL's implementation dealing
with compiling closures, but now that its occurring in other
implementations, I would suggest reverting the 2009-03-27 change.
Mark <evenson at panix.com>
"A screaming comes across the sky. It has happened before, but there
is nothing to compare to it now."
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