[Openmcl-devel] FORCE-OUTPUT in (STREAM-READ-LINE ECHOING-TWO-WAY-STREAM)

Scott L. Burson Scott at sympoiesis.com
Mon Sep 13 17:10:05 UTC 2010


On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 8:47 AM, Gary Byers <gb at clozure.com> wrote:
>
> Output streams can register themselves to automatically flushed (to
> have FORCE-OUTPUT called on them a few times each second).  This
> mechanism doesn't seem to be documented, though it's fairly simple and
> is intended to be visible, and it's used on the output side of
> *TERMINAL-IO* in CCL.

Interesting.  It was, in fact, *TERMINAL-IO* that I was having the
problem on (as you surmise, a prompt wasn't appearing).  But this is
in a saved application with a custom top level.  Maybe whatever does
the flushing needs to be initialized, and that's not happening.  I'll
look into it.

-- Scott



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