[slime-devel] How to get the REPL window to automatically popup on output

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Wed Feb 9 19:12:35 UTC 2011

* Frank [2011-02-09 19:01] writes:

> I had a quick look at the slime-repl.el and I'm wondering what the 
> purpose is of setting slime-repl-popup-on-output back to nil.  Wouldn't 
> it be better to leave it as it is?

If a long running computation continually prints something then it would
be hard to hide the buffer manually.  

> It only seems to be used in slime-repl-emit after all.

The intended use was something like "show the buffer but only the next
time when output comes along".  A timer could be used to turn it back


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