[slime-devel] SBCL's swank backend: *trap-load-time-warnings*

Stelian Ionescu sionescu at cddr.org
Mon Oct 12 18:37:01 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-10-12 at 19:11 +0200, Helmut Eller wrote:
> * Tobias C. Rittweiler [2009-10-12 18:45+0200] writes:
> > Hi Helmut,
> >
> > ChangeLog tells that *TRAP-LOAD-TIME-WARNINGS* was added by you way back
> > then in 2004. What puzzles me is that
> >
> >   a) its value is NIL by default which means that load-time warnings are
> >      not trapped by default. To what purpose?
> >
> >   b) Why is it only used in C-c C-c, but not in C-c C-k?
> >
> > Hopefully you can remember the details of your motivation behind that
> > change set,
> I think it had something to do with SBCL's infamous redefinition
> warnings which are generated at load time and are particularly
> distracting with C-c C-c.  The goal of C-c C-c is usually to redefine a
> function and getting a warning that the goal was met is unnecessary.
> Maybe SBCL has now a cleaner way to adjust the policy in regard to those
> warnings.

You can muffle sb-kernel:redefinition-warning

Stelian Ionescu a.k.a. fe[nl]ix
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