[slime-devel] bridging the windows -cygwin device (was: cl-workbooks in emacs?)
mirko.vukovic at gmail.com
Sun Feb 20 23:19:59 UTC 2011
On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 6:01 PM, Mirko Vukovic <mirko.vukovic at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 3:39 PM, Fabrice Popineau <
> fabrice.popineau at supelec.fr> wrote:
>> However, I got a problem with dribble & slime on my windows xp:
>>> - running clisp on cygwin, dribble works fine
>>> - running clisp from slime on emacs-nt, dribble does not work.
>> Cygwin is always a PITA. Why don't you try some native win32 lisp : sbcl,
>> or personal lispworks ? Together with some native win32 emacs.
>> Best regards,
> Calling cygwin's clisp from window's slime is a PITA. But I find it then
> easier to link clisp to stuff that has been developed on linux (that
> involves using cffi for example).
> Anyways, I made some modest progress today, but hit another roadblock. I
> figured that if I call clisp from the windows command prompt as follows:
> bash -c clisp
> clisp is launched in a proper cygwin environment, and various commands work
> as expected. In particular (relevant for discussion that follows) all the
> paths are cygwin paths (meaning the usual unix-like ones, such as /usr,
> /usr/lib, /home, etc). Dribble works too.
> I tried to use the same call with slime by specifying the
> inferior-lisp-program as
> c:/cygwin/bin/bash.exe -c clisp
> clisp starts OK, but swank breaks with
> ;; Loading file C:\Documents and Settings\977315\My Documents\.swank.lisp
> ;; Loaded file C:\Documents and Settings\977315\My Documents\.swank.lisp
> *** - OPEN: Directory #P"C:\\DOCUME~1\\977315\\LOCALS~1\\Temp\\" does not
> The following restarts are available:
> ABORT :R1 Abort main loop
> But that is not correct. clisp seems to live in the windows world, because
> all the paths are listed as windows paths. Whereas if I start clisp from a
> cygwin bash window, or using the command above, clisp uses cygwin's paths.
> Confused ...
> Any ideas from the slime wizards?
Actually, please disregard my confusion and don't spend any time thinking
about it. I think I know what the problem is.
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