[slime-devel] sbc.core-with-swank

Sebastian Tennant sebyte at smolny.plus.com
Sat Aug 22 10:06:03 UTC 2009

Quoth Helmut Eller <heller at common-lisp.net>:
> * Sebastian Tennant [2009-08-22 07:08+0200] writes:
>> The Slime manual suggests otherwise though (info "(slime) Loading Swank faster"):
>>  Then add this to your `.emacs':
>>       (setq slime-lisp-implementations
>>             '((sbcl ("sbcl" "--core" "sbcl.core-with-swank")
>>                     :init (lambda (port-file _)
>>                             (format "(swank:start-server %S)\n" port-file)))))
>> Could someone clarify this situation?
> You probably have to give an absolute filename.  Doesn't sound
> particularly noteworthy to me.

Do you not think the example lisp form in the manual misleading?

Surely it should read 




or simply make mention of the fact that an absolute path is required.

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