[slime-devel] Setting FASL directory

David Neu david at davidneu.com
Thu Aug 13 16:07:01 UTC 2009

Many thanks for the info!

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 11:48 AM, Stas Boukarev<stassats at gmail.com> wrote:
> David Neu <david at davidneu.com> writes:
>> Hi,
>> I'd like to be able to set the location of the *.fasl files that are
>> ending up in ~/.slime/fasl/..., preferably from my .emacs.
>> I tried setting slime-compile-file-options in my .emacs file as follows
>>   (eval-after-load "slime"
>>     '(progn
>>        (setq slime-compile-file-options (append '(:fasl-directory
>> "/tmp/") slime-compile-file-options))
>>        ...))
>> but that didn't seem to do it.
>> Then I tried to put the following in my ~/.swank.lisp file
>> (setf swank:*fasl-pathname-function*
>>       (lambda (input-file options)
>>       (declare (ignore options))
>>       (let* ((str "/tmp/")
>>              (dir (filename-to-pathname str)))
>>         (assert (char= (aref str (1- (length str))) #\/))
>>         (compile-file-pathname input-file :output-file dir))))
>> but that didn't seem to do it.
> And i really did miss what you wanted. `slime-compile-file-options'
> affects where fasls will go after doing C-c C-k. And there is no
> currently easy way to specify where fasls from slime itself are going.
> --
> With best regards, Stas.

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