[slime-devel] wishlist feature: swank:make-emacs-buffer-stream

Matthias Koeppe mkoeppe+slime at mail.math.uni-magdeburg.de
Wed Feb 3 18:07:58 UTC 2010

On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 7:42 AM, Nathan Bird <nathan at acceleration.net> wrote:
> It would be pretty cool to do something like this:
> (with-open-stream (str (swank:make-emacs-buffer-stream "*app-logger*"))
>    (princ "Woot!"))
> I'm thinking things like test-report streams, log streams etc.
> Does swank already have something like this?

Yes, see the implementation of slime-redirect-trace-output and
swank:redirect-trace-output. (However, the Emacs side needs to set up
the connection between a buffer (actually a marker) and a
:write-string target.) We should probably export the function

Matthias Koeppe -- http://www.math.ucdavis.edu/~mkoeppe

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