[slime-devel] slime-repl buffer never appears

Bill St. Clair billstclair at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 18:25:54 UTC 2011

Contrary to the documentation page (
http://common-lisp.net/project/slime/doc/html/Installation.html ),
that (slime-setup) needs to be:

(slime-setup '(slime-repl))

The former used to work, before the repl was broken out into a contrib


On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 2:06 PM, Tim Showalter <tjs at psaux.com> wrote:
> Hi.  I'm an occasional slime user.  I got a new computer and wanted to
> set up sbcl and slime.
> I'm running Ubuntu 11.04, and the Ubuntu versions work.  So naturally I
> uninstalled them and installed from source.
> With slime on my load-path, and
> (require 'slime)
> (slime-setup)
> in my init file, and inferior-lisp-program set to the binary, M-x slime
> doesn't quite work right.  The *inferior-lisp* buffer starts up, swank
> says it's starting (I see the compilation) but the repl buffer never
> appears.
> I do eventually get the "Connected." message, but I never see the repl
> buffer.
> What am I missing?
> Thanks very much!
> Tim
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