[Openmcl-devel] level-1/l1-boot-2.lisp

Tobias C. Rittweiler tcr at freebits.de
Mon Mar 29 14:31:57 UTC 2010


Sudhir Shenoy <sshenoy at gol.com> writes:

> Chris,
>
> The specific problem with SLIME is that if *print-readably* is true,
> then the communication between Emacs and the Swank server in the repl
> thread throws an error during initialization. This is because in the
> process of setting up a connection, the character encoding needs to be
> specified and when this encoding spec is written to the connection
> stream, it cannot be written "readably" and an error is thrown by
> prin1.
>
> So SLIME is expecting a certain behaviour (*print-readbly* being
> false) in a newly spawned thread. Whether this expectation is correct
> or not, I have no idea but I presume it is reasonable as Gary stated
> in his earlier email.

It's a bug in Slime, I used PRIN1-TO-STRING where I meant to use
PRINC-TO-STRING. 

It's fixed in CVS. 

Nothing to see here, please move on. :-)

  -T.




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