slime in git

Helmut Eller eller.helmut at
Wed Feb 19 20:46:03 UTC 2014

On Wed, Feb 19 2014, Luís Oliveira wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 7:26 PM, Peter Stirling
> <peter at> wrote:
>> I updated slime from git today and have been having problems with it (linux
>> x86 and x86-64 sbcl). When I use quicklisp to load drakma it gets somewhere
>> in flexi-streams and then hangs, the sbcl process stops using any cpu and I
>> can't interrupt with C-cC-c.
> FWIW, I can reproduce this. The issue seems to have been introduced by
> one of the commits pushed today (Feb 19th).

Presumably caused by deadlocks with SBCL when a function called from the
compiler waits for something (as quicklisp does with the
macroexpand-hook) and no other thread can call generic functions because
the compiler is blocked.

I restored the old implementation and it seems to work again.


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