[Openmcl-devel] Selecting a Lisp to run in SLIME creates ugliness in Emacs menus

Stas Boukarev stassats at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 15:18:41 UTC 2010

On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 3:59 PM, Donald Winiecki
<dwiniecki at boisestate.edu> wrote:
> A few weeks ago you all helped me get CCL up and running inside SLIME on my
> Ubuntu 9.10 system.  Almost immediately I noticed something visually weird
> inside Emacs, but in the interest of getting some real work done I have been
> trying to ignore it.
> Now that some real work *has* been done, I'm allowing the aforementioned
> weirdness to bother me more and more.
> What I have done is inserted relevant code into my .emacs file so I can
> select either CCL or SBCL to run inside SLIME.
> The weirdness is that regardless which (CCL or SBCL) is selected to run
> inside SLIME, once everything is running, all SLIME specific menus in Emacs
> have all of their menu items duplicated -- each is listed twice in the body
> of the menu.
> Is this normal -- at which point I'd treat it like an ugly dog that you love
> anyway -- or not?
> Here is the code in my .emacs file that `makes it all possible':
> ;; The following allows one to decide which lisp to load
> ;; M-- M-x slime  <-- entered at the minibuffer in Emacs
> (setq slime-lisp-implementations
>       '((ccl ("/home/dwiniecki/ccl/scripts/ccl"))
> 	(sbcl ("/usr/bin/sbcl"
>               "--core" "/usr/lib/sbcl/sbcl.core")
>              :coding-system utf-8-unix)))
Update your slime (from CVS), this bug was fixed a week ago.

P.S. You posted to the wrong mailing list, slime-devel at common-lisp.net
is for Slime.

With best regards, Stas.

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