[slime-devel] Fontification bug

Carlos Konstanski ckonstanski at pippiandcarlos.com
Mon Oct 19 17:00:48 UTC 2009

On Mon, 19 Oct 2009, Tobias C. Rittweiler wrote:

> Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 18:58:14 +0200
> From: Tobias C. Rittweiler <tcr at freebits.de>
> To: slime-devel at common-lisp.net
> Subject: Re: [slime-devel] Fontification bug
> Carlos Konstanski <ckonstanski at pippiandcarlos.com> writes:
>> I get this one a lot too. Unfortunately it is difficult to reproduce
>> on demand. But it always seems to happen (to me) when I am inserting a
>> line of text into an existing block of code. Take the following code
>> for example:
> I haven't have any problems on GNU Emacs since months. I know
> that there's some sort of portability kludge for older Emacsen and
> XEmacs which doesn't work as well.
> Initially there was some ignore-errors around the code, so previously
> these problems were just swept under the carpet; I deliberately removed
> that line to actually fix the problems and make fontification of
> suppressed reader forms work reliably.
> It does now work reliably (that is consistently) for me, so I'll
> probably put back in the ignore-errors so people on older Emacs version
> won't get too annoyed anymore.
>  -T.

That sounds fine. I am using emacs 23.1 and slime-2.0_p20090616, both
from the gentoo portage tree. I admit that I do not use slime from


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