[Openmcl-devel] Setting up CCL to run under SLIME in Ubuntu 9.10

Donald Winiecki dwiniecki at boisestate.edu
Thu Jan 21 18:50:57 PST 2010

Well, that was downright easy, and `just works'.

Thanks, best wishes and now it's on to productive work!


On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 1:13 PM, R. Matthew Emerson <rme at clozure.com> wrote:
> On Jan 21, 2010, at 2:14 PM, Donald Winiecki wrote:
>> It seems that the Ubuntu installation puts SLIME in several different
>> places and when one invokes it through Emacs, it calls SBCL.  I
>> bypassed this for now by getting and putting a new SLIME in my home
>> directory and pointing Emacs to that.
>> Now, when I invoke SLIME from Emacs, it starts to call CCL but throws
>> up the following.  Couching this in the above, would be terrific to
>> know where to look next to get CCL running through SLIME.
>> -----
>> (progn (load "/usr/share/common-lisp/source/slime/swank-loader.lisp"
>> :verbose t) (funcall (read-from-string "swank-loader:init")) (funcall
>> (read-from-string "swank:start-server") "/tmp/slime.11644"
>> :coding-system "utf-8-unix"))
>> Welcome to Clozure Common Lisp Version 1.4-r13128M  (LinuxX8632)!
>> ? ;Loading #P"/usr/share/common-lisp/source/slime/swank-loader.lisp"...
>>> Error: Reader error on #<BASIC-FILE-CHARACTER-INPUT-STREAM ("/usr/share/common-lisp/source/slime/swank-loader.lisp"/4 ISO-8859-1) #x14B0B12E>, near position 5038, within "     (clc:calculate-":
>>>       Reference to unknown package "CLC".
>>> While executing: CCL::SIGNAL-READER-ERROR, in process listener(1).
>>> Type :POP to abort, :R for a list of available restarts.
>>> Type :? for other options.
>> 1 >
> Somehow you're still getting part or all of the system-packaged Slime.
> Since the Slime developers recommend running the CVS version of Slime, I suggest removing the system-packaged Slime with "sudo aptitude purge slime".  The instructions on http://trac.clozure.com/ccl/wiki/InstallingSlime should then work.

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