[Openmcl-devel] Scribble demo

Stas Boukarev stassats at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 12:56:04 PDT 2009

Neil Baylis <neil.baylis at gmail.com> writes:

> I think this is a CL question more than specifically CCL, but I'll ask here anyway: When I run the scribble demo from within Emacs/Slime,
> it works OK if I (load "scribble.lisp") at the slime REPL. But if I use C-c C-k, a.k.a. "compile and load file" it complains that there's
> no package named "GUI". I imagine this is because the meaning of  (require :cocoa) is different when compiling vs loading. If I do
> (require :cocoa) before I do C-c C-k then it works OK. There's probably no bug here, I just don't understand exactly what's happening.
Symbols are read before compilation, and packages should exist before
they are read. One way to do it is by putting #.(require :module) in the
file. Load executes each form sequentially, so (require :module) is
executed before other forms are read.

With best regards, Stas.

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