[slime-devel] Tracing Swank/Slime protocol?

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Tue Jul 28 10:51:29 UTC 2009

* Elena Garrulo [2009-07-28 12:36+0200] writes:

> Hi,
> in order to develop a new Swank front end, I'd like to understand how
> such a module interacts with Slime. Since such protocol seems to be
> undocumented - isn't it? - I think that I could trace Swank from/to
> Slime communication for an already functional module. Is such an
> operation already available?

In addition to what Tobias said, you can also use Wireshark or similar
tools to see what is sent on the socket.  Slime even inserts some extra
newlines just for this purpose.


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