[slime-devel] help with Windows XP remote connection to swank
georgeolivergo at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 01:30:22 UTC 2011
hi, apologies that this is crossposted to emacs.help as I afterward
found this list.
I'm trying to connect to a remote swank from my local native
Windows Emacs Slime. This seems to be possible but I haven't yet found
a working method. Here's what I'm doing so far:
1. open a ssh tunnel to remote server
C:\Documents and Settings\george\My Documents>plink -P <ssh port> -i
"<private key file>" -ssh -L 4005:localhost:<ssh port> <user>@<host>
2. start swank server on remote server by logging in via ssh
Authenticating with public key "imported-openssh-key"
Passphrase for key "imported-openssh-key":
Last login: Thu Jun 2 00:38:06 2011 from <address>
gmk at labs:~$ ccl64
Welcome to Clozure Common Lisp Version 1.6-r14468M (LinuxX8664)!
? (ql:quickload "swank")
To load "swank":
Load 1 ASDF system:
; Loading "swank"
;; Swank started at port: 4005.
3. M-x slime-connect in local Emacs and accept defaults
This returns the following error:
Debugger entered--Lisp error: (cl-assertion-failed (plusp length))
(condition-case error (slime-net-read) (error (debug ... error)
(slime-net-close process t) (error "net-read error: %S" error)))
slime-net-read-or-lose(#<process SLIME Lisp>)
slime-process-available-input(#<process SLIME Lisp>)
slime-net-filter(#<process SLIME Lisp> "Protocol mismatch.\n")
(note that it seems impossible to cut and paste that text, I guess
from whatever control characters it's outputting to the buffer --
however the cl-assertion-failed seems to be the main problem, for
reference see http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.lisp.slime.devel/4732
While I had hopes for this guide (http://
<http://www.google.com/url?sa=D&q=www.google.com>), it doesn't seem
like any of the plink-based methods use key authentication.
I'm also having problems connecting just with tramp, as I can't get
plink key authentication to work with that method. There doesn't seem
to be a good way to specify the key. Specifying a saved session with
plink doesn't work, i.e. it returns
Unable to open connection:
Host does not exist
Though normal use of plink works fine.
thanks for any help,
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