[Openmcl-devel] openmcl daemon

Erik Pearson erik at adaptations.com
Fri Apr 16 06:49:43 PDT 2004

--On Friday, April 16, 2004 12:13 AM -0600 Gary Byers <gb at clozure.com> 

> On Thu, 15 Apr 2004, Erik Pearson wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm looking for advice on setting up an openmcl application which
>> replaces the development REPL with one designed to run as a remote
>> server. When this application is deployed, I want to maintain a primary
>> "control" thread, but need it to essentially run a REPL on a network
>> connection, so that I can access the server while it is running and
>> observe it from the inside. Later, I'll want to tweak the way this
>> works, or provide another type of control interface -- through a
>> tradition REPL or maybe not.
>> I've set this sort of thing up on Franz CL, which provides simple hooks
>> to replace the main loop.
>> Anyway, I started browsing through the source for l1-application.lisp,
>> which looks like the right place to be -- but additional pointers,
>> examples, advice would be most welcome.
>> Thanks,
>> Erik.
> There were some messages on this list about a week ago that discussed
> some similar issues (how to change the "application class" and define
> methods to process command-line arguments and control (some) other
> application-specific behavior.)
> It'd be nice if the search interface on the mailing list archive worked
> (fixing/replacing it is on the to-do list); the messages I'm thinking
> about were in response to a question about using OpenMCL as a scripting
> language.

Thanks Gary, I had looked through the list archives but that thread didn't 
jump out at me... of course, if I read all my openmcl-devel ...



Erik Pearson
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