Reloading slime.el upon starting SLIME.

Dmitry Igrishin dfigrish at
Mon Dec 14 08:44:16 UTC 2015

2015-12-14 11:31 GMT+03:00 Stas Boukarev <stassats at>:

> On Sun, Dec 13, 2015 at 10:32 PM, Dmitry Igrishin <dfigrish at>
> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Recently after switching branches in my SLIME Git repo
> > I caught a message about slime/swank versions inconsistence.
> > Presently SLIME urges to recompile slime.el if slime.elc is found
> > and it older the slime.el, but it does not reloads slime.el automatically
> > if it has been changed. The first solution which comes to the mind
> > is the store md5 hashsum of the current slime.el and check it
> > every time of SLIME loading. Thoughts?
> What does it provide that the modification date doesn't already do?
It does provide automatic reloading slime.el which has not been compiled
but has been changed.
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