slime-autodoc stops working after some time
orm.finnendahl at selma.hfmdk-frankfurt.de
Wed Aug 15 13:25:34 UTC 2018
thanks a lot, your hint helped to solve the problem: It was related
to an open break buffer from yesterday. I was unaware that I hadn't
In other words: In slime-autodoc the call to
(slime-background-activities-enabled-p) returned nil because
(slime-busy-p) returned t.
Sorry for the noise. It makes total sense but I simply wasn't aware of
the fact that autodoc isn't executed if break buffers are still
open. At least next time I know where to look...
Am Mittwoch, den 15. August 2018 um 13:06:46 Uhr (+0100) schrieb Luís Oliveira:
> Hi Orm,
> The two key functions at play here are slime-autodoc
> (contrib/slime-autodoc.el) on the elisp side and swank:autodoc on the CL
> side (contrib/swank-arglists.lisp). For testing, use slime-autodoc-manually
> instead of slime-autodoc-space to avoid that ^M. When you reach the point
> where slime-autodoc is not working, evaluate slime-autodoc with stepping
> enabled (C-u C-M-x). If nothing fishy shows up there, the next place to
> look at would be the swank side, then slime-autodoc--async% (elisp) which
> is what handles the SWANK reply; you might want to step through that as
> Good luck; let us know if you find anything.
> On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:38 AM Orm Finnendahl <
> orm.finnendahl at selma.hfmdk-frankfurt.de> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > after some time slime-autodoc stops working on my machine. I haven't
> > yet found out what triggers this. Disabling/Reenablinging
> > slime-autodoc-mode doesn't help. It works again after restarting emacs
> > and lisp.
> > Here is the situation after it stops working:
> > - Calling #'slime-arglist directly works: The symbol at point is
> > suggested correctly and the arglist is properly displayed.
> > - <C-h k SPC> displays:
> > SPC runs the command slime-autodoc-space (found in
> > slime-autodoc-mode-map), which is an interactive Lisp function in
> > ‘slime-autodoc.el’.
> > It is bound to SPC.
> > (slime-autodoc-space N)
> > Like ‘slime-space’ but nicer.
> > [back]
> > - Running #'slime-autodoc-space manually results in a ^M displayed at
> > point.
> > This is on emacs 26.1, slime 2.21, sbcl 1.4.8, Arch Linux 64 bit.
> > Can someone help or give me some hints how to debug this?
> > --
> > Orm
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