[Slime-devel] slime 2.4 with emacs 24.3.50: Loading problems after M-x slime [SOLVED]

Sian Mountbatten poenikatu at fastmail.co.uk
Thu Apr 17 15:29:53 UTC 2014

Je Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:14:21 +0100
joaotavora at gmail.com (João Távora) skribis:

> Zach Beane <xach at xach.com> writes:
> > For reference, slime-helper.el is part of quicklisp-slime-helper. It
> I figure it would probably be something, but still wanted to rule out
> any external interference.
> > It looks like this:
> >
> >   https://github.com/quicklisp/quicklisp-slime-helper/blob/master/slime-helper-template.el
> Thanks, this is not the offical recipe, but is a de facto standard.
> By the way in pull request
>    https://github.com/slime/slime/pull/83
> there is a proposal for making ASDF the default swank-loading backend
> in SLIME, with slime-loader.lisp still being the fallback and fully
> supported (but doesn't need to load contribs upfront).
> I consider it mostly finished and would appreciate it if any of the
> users/developers on this mailing list could spare a review. I'm not
> going to merge it without some feedback, since it's too big of a
> change.
> I mention this in this thread, Zach, because it might make sense to
> use it to quicklisp's advantage, which already uses ASDF. Taking
> advantage of the new feature might simplify slime-helper.el.
> If the goal of providing SLIME and its contribs as ELPA packages is
> additionally achieved, then maybe the need for slime-quicklisp-helper
> could be reevaluated.
> What exactly is the use case that
> (ql:quickload :slime-quicklisp-helper) is good at solving? And how
> would it be easier/better/different than
>   M-x install-package RET slime-fancy RET
> (if that were possible)?
> João
I've solved the problem by following the installation instructions in
the Slime manual. No problems now.

Dr Sian Mountbatten
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