[slime-devel] Win64 status?

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Fri Feb 11 07:56:30 UTC 2011

* Anastasios Tsiolakidis [2011-02-11 02:00] writes:

> Apologies if I've missed something obvious, but I did not see any
> mention of x64 support on Windows, the installation I've attempted has
> swank in the inferior-lisp buffer complaining "not on this operating
> system", but if it is x64 that is killing it maybe it should be a
> little more explicit. More importantly, we all know Windows is
> transitioning to x64 only, so does this mean SLIME lacks the resources
> to produce the x64 version? I am beginner with SLIME and have no idea
> why it won't run in 32 bit emulation, since it does not need to link
> to anything heavy, just to provide some socket/pipe service it seems.

You have be a bit more specific.  What Lisp implementation are you
using?  If your Lisp doesn't run on Win64 then you obviously have a
problem which isn't SLIME's fault.  If the Lisp runs fine outside of
Emacs it's probably a SLIME problem but it's impossible to tell without
more details.


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