[Openmcl-devel] api interrupt

peter p2.edoc at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 11:44:55 PDT 2014

I find that command-, works (interrupts) with some modest sized data, 
but with large datasets it seems to have no effect.

At 6:24 AM -0500 14/6/10, Paul Krueger wrote:
>command-, should cause a break and you can :pop from there.
>On Jun 9, 2014, at 12:54 PM, peter <p2.edoc at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  In a standard Hemlock API, I occasionally (mistakenly) evaluate 
>>some form which returns a very large data structure in the 
>>Listener. This bogs down everything as the printer struggles to 
>>print the output. To abort or break, I try every key permutation of:
>>  command, shift, control, meta keys with #\. #\, #\; and #\ c, plus 
>>escape key.
>>  command-w, click listener window close button
>>  [menu] [tool] (looking for processes to try to abort from there)
>>  but all efforts are thwarted with beach-balling or apparent indifference.
>>  What is the preferred/recommended mechanism for interrupting 
>>Listener typeout?
>>  Is there any way to modify the environment so that a listener 
>>aborts large output automatically before the whole of ccl goes gaga?
>>  (whenever I blunder into this issue, I usually have to crash CCL 
>>altogether, but sometimes I have unsaved state that I need)
>>  Advice sought (apologies if I've failed to rtfm with enough intelligence).
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